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27 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that we received Planning Approval following appeal for a major new mixed-use scheme in Bandon. The building form is designed to follow the historic street pattern and creates a new "Town Square" wrapped by a "Loggia".The project delivers a new civic hub for the town and includes a new public library and retail at ground floor. The upper floors will accommodate both private and public healthcare users. 

21 November 2018

Delighted with receiving the Final Grant for Planning Permission today, for another transformation project. This design developed through a study of a series of Elevational Studies, resulting in a bespoke solution for our clients' needs.

01 November 2018

Autumnal sunrise in one of our recently completed house designs. Coming to the website soon...watch this space!

31 October 2018

Delighted that CWA has been selected to take part in the annual exhibition of the Cork Architectural Association entitled "Geometry + Space". 

08 October 2018

Great progress on site with the structure up and alteady framing the views!

16 August 2018
Delighted to have been selected by @inspiringme_ie for house of the day.Check out their Instagram account for more detail and to discover more exciting contemporary Irish architecture.
10 August 2018

Overlooking the estuary, our project in Ringnanean is nearing completion.The design included the re-furbishment of and extension to an existing cottage. A clear storey bring daylight into the circulation area. A rich palette exterior finishes of slate, render and timber finishes insure the cottages sits well into the natural landscape.

23 July 2018

Progress on site to capturing the view of Charles' Fort.

23 March 2018

Roof structure of our project for the renovation and extension of an existing cottage on the banks of the Belgooly river is nearing completion.The next phase of the works include the completion of the window installation and the complement of natural slate cladding to the roof and walls of the extension.

12 February 2018

Works are progressing well with the construction of Ardgwee House in Kinsale. Scaffolding has been dropped and internal fit-out is nearing completion.

Check out our project page to find out more:http://www.cwarchitects.ie/architects-kinsale-cork/Projects/Adgwee-House/215

19 December 2017

Developing proposals for a new mixed-use scheme in West Cork including a new public library and primary care centre. The project aims to form a new civic hub for the town including creation of a new public square.

23 November 2017

Works have commenced on the renovation and extension of an existing cottage on the banks of the Belgooly River. The external walls of the extension are to be clad in natural slate laid vertically. More details on the proposal can be found here http://www.cwarchitects.ie/architects-kinsale-cork/Projects/Ringnanean/225

06 September 2017

CWA is delighted to be appointed to develop design proposals for the renewal of an existing bungalow in Kinsale. Proposals include the re-organisation of the ground floor to create a series of large open plan living spaces and the construction of a new lightweight first floor.

The design is based around a new folded wrap, which is folded aroudn the existing house to both enclose the new first floor and increase the thermal performance of the retained sections of the existing house. The wrap is clad in slate and echoes the vernacular vertical slate clad architecture of Kinsale. Judicious positioned openings are cut in the folded slate wrap to capture views over Kinsale and down to the sea.

28 August 2017

Exploring building form of an for an extension of a 1970's bungalow with stunning sea views over Charles Fort in Kinsale, through a series of 70's inspired drawings. The extension re-organises the house, placing the living spaces to the south taking advantage of the sea view.The views are framed through a series of fin walls that echo the embattlements of the nearby Charles Fort.

31 July 2017

Great progress on site: the 15m² rooflight has been craned into our building in Barrack Street, Kinsale.The first floor living accommodation is now flooded with natural light.

12 July 2017

Works are progressing well with the construction of Adgwee House in Kinsale. Windows are now been installed and preparation for mechanical and electrical services is well underway. We look forward to the scaffolding coming down in the near future and the house revealing itself!

 
 
04 July 2017

As the school year ends we are delighted to look back on a rewarding year working with the talented transition year students from Kinsale Community School on the Architecture Foundations, National Architects in Schools Initiative. The year ended with presentation of students' work including proposals for a new bus shelter and garden for the school. Well done to all the students who took part!

22 April 2017

Delighted with Carol O'Callaghan's article in today's Irish Examiner about The Skinny House.

20 April 2017

Study for a new mixed use development considering public space, connectivity and modern insertions into a Protected Structure.

07 April 2017

The new first floor plate has been craned into site for our project on Barrack Street. The new first floor contains a large open plan living space that reconnects the house the with raised rear garden.

14 February 2017

We are delighted to announce that we received Planning Approval for another new residence. The Pavillion in the Landscape is conceived as a simple structure that sits in the horizontal landscape, overlooking the Belgooly river estuary.More information on this particular project can be located on our Projects page.

13 December 2016

CWA are excited to be working on Arundel Mills. The former miller's house, built in circa. 1810 is of notable architectural heritage. The house still retains its wonderful slate hanging elevations, which are sadly increasingly rare. 

05 December 2016

CWA are advancing proposals for a new private residence in the rolling landscape outside Belgooly village. The house is conceived as a simple compact square form sitting as an ‘object’ in the landscape. The living spaces are orientated to the views and light, while support spaces such as bathrooms and utility rooms are positioned together in a function blocks. 

05 November 2016

Great article on our project,St. Annes,Tower Street,Cork City, in today's Irish Examiner.

Have  look here:

http://www.irishexaminer.com/property/we-visit-a-secret-stunner-just-off-tower-street-in-cork-city-429029.html

 

 

 

 

04 November 2016

Ardgwee House is progressing well on site and the building form is taking shape-More info can be located here: http://www.cwarchitects.ie/architects-kinsale-cork/Projects/Adgwee-House/215

24 October 2016

CWA’s proposals for renovation and extension of an existing cottage on the banks of the Belgooly River has been awarded planning permission.

More details on proposals can be found here http://www.cwarchitects.ie/architects-kinsale-cork/Projects/Ringnanean/225

05 October 2016

We are delighted to report a fantastic turn-out to view St. Annes, O’Connorville, Tower Street, as part of the Open House Cork event.

For further details and information on this project, please have a look here http://www.cwarchitects.ie/architects-kinsale-cork/Projects/Wrap-Around-Extension/217

28 September 2016

CWA gained Planning Permission for Deane’s for their new rural house located in Riverstick. The house is conceived as two simple pitched roof volumes which slide past each other. Separating the two volumes is a double height space that ties together all the rooms in the house.

23 September 2016

CWA are advancing proposals for a new private residence overlooking the estuary of Belgooly River. The house is conceived as a simple ‘pavilion’ sitting in the horizontal landscape of the estuary. The living and bedroom spaces are orientated to the views and light, while support spaces such as bathrooms and utility rooms are positioned together in a function block that faces north. The proposed cladding of corten steel references the rusted corrugated steel roofing of the existing ruinous cottage. 

09 September 2016

Join us on Sunday, the 2nd October, between 15:00-18:00 for tours of our "Wrap Around Extension" project, located at St. Anne’s, O’Connor Ville, Tower Street-as part of Cork Open House 2016.

For further details and information on other buildings open check out Cork Open House at http://www.openhousecork.ie/

 

 

30 August 2016

CWA gained Planning Permission to double the floor plate of a 1970’s bungalow in Kinsale. The new first floor contains a large open plan living space that reconnects the house the with raised rear garden. The ground floor accommodation is re-planned to provide improved bedroom accommodation. 

04 July 2016

CWA's design proposal for a new dwelling on Barrack Street, Kinsale, have been granted planning permission by Cork County Council. The restricted site area and ground conditions / topography resulted in a building with composed of three “stacked boxes” that are modulated to fit the site.

24 June 2016

Residential refurbishment project, currintly on site, is nearing completion.The design will give the living space a new lease of life!

10 June 2016

Follow us on Twitter for updates on our trip to Barcelona! 

27 May 2016

We are delighted for our clients, Paul and Donna, as Planning Consent was granted for their property in Friary Lane,Kinsale.

 

18 May 2016

Our new website is live!

We are so excited to finally join the World Wide Web! Thanks to local web designers, ARL Design, we can now reach the world from the village of Kinsale, County Cork, Republic of Ireland.

We hope our website will enhance our connectivity to our, already established, social networking sites and showcase some of our work.

If you like what you see, please get in touch, by e-mail, mobile, Twitter, Pinterest or LinkedIn.

We will be posting regular updates on this pages, so watch this space!