A Classical Manor House design
Construction of a new build two-storey residence and garage
This house was designed in a classical style. To achieve a true classical design two master architects were studied and analysed, Andrea Palladio (a Rennaisence architect) and Le Corbusier (a modernist architect trained in classical design). Both architects employ regulating lines and golden section proportions to compose their designs. You can see from the images these influences. You can find out more about this project in Our Work
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We reached out to More Architecture via email and had a free initial consultation meeting which we found really helpful as we had little experience dealing with Architects and a new build. Rory and Ian are very professional to deal with it. They couldn’t have been any more accommodating. They offer great packages on all stages of design and have some innovative design ideas. Rory and Ian listened to our (lengthy) brief, completed a site survey and created a fabulous concept design booklet to see help us see our home come to life.
Having worked with MORE Architecture on the renovation and extension of our 1930s era cottage, I would have no reservation in recommending their services. From conceptual design to detailed design, through planning, tendering, the construction phase and beyond, MORE delivered for us every step of the way. The result is a modern, light-filled family home which remained sympathetic to the existing structure and site layout - something which was very important to us.
Having decided to build, I meet with More Architecture for a free consultation. I first met with Rory, and within an hour of the first meeting, I decided to trust the lads and on their suggestion got them to do a concept drawing. I found all involved to be very agreeable, a detailed breakdown of costings and no pressure as to how much or how little involvement the lads were to have. I gave them a comprehensive wish list which would be near impossible to accomplish and from the first draft they got it perfect, they certainly listen to the client and then add there own expertise. I usually do not leave reviews, but for two reasons I have, firstly they deserve the recognition for the for me, it was a huge decision to put my trust and money into a firm who would ultimately have responsibility for designing a home. I want to give my honest opinion of how the lads made the process very relaxed and stress-free and the whole process an enjoyable one.
I knew I had made the right choice with More Architecture when Ian called out for the site visit. Immediately he understood the specific nature and character of the existing site and the need to design the house around it's particular beauty. I was relieved when Ian said the house needed to be a low lying bungalow, something I felt myself, but kept hearing from others that bungalows are too expensive and that I should go two-story. This gave me the confidence to proceed with my own wishes. This is something priceless and I believe the mark of a great architect. In the end More designed the perfect house for us. I would highly recommend More for anyone going for a new build or a refurb.
My husband and I contacted More Architecture to help us get started with our forever home as we had absolutely no idea where to begin or how the whole process worked. We met Rory for a free consultation initially and straight away we had a better idea of where to go and what was possible for us. On the back of this we hired them to do the initial designs for our house and we were delighted with the concept design booklet they presented to us. We felt they really put in a lot of time and effort to design a beautiful house for us while keeping things realistic (for planning applications) and within the planned budget. They have always been prompt with replies and easy to contact, we highly recommend them!
We were recommended MORE and we have not been disappointed. We are living in the UK and hoping to build in Ireland, after only a few phone calls Ian has delivered an impressive pre planning presentation. He has totally grasped what we envisage for our dream home.
We have nothing but positive things to say about all at MORE Architecture. While we are only in the early stages of the planning process, it is clear that Ian and all the team strive to commuinicate clearly and efficiently. The attention to detail is superb, they have managed to deliver every detail of our brief and more after only a couple of video calls and a few emails! We look forward to working with Ian and all the team in the months ahead. We highly recommend MORE Architecture, you won't have any regrets in appointing them.
Jp & Claire Creggy
Ian, Rory and the team in MORE Architecture are extremely professional, approachable and insightful. From initial consultation, site visit, design concept to final plans, I have found the team to be efficient, thorough, comprehensive knowledgeable with a great attention to detail. My design concept was delivered on time, within budget and with very little tweaks required after presenting to me. Overall to date, I have found MORE architecture to be extremely easy to work with and professional in their approach, I look forward to continue to work with them for the remainder of my project.
Excellent service provided by Ian and the lads. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable, they took everything we had asked for our plans into account and executed it perfectly. Would highly recommend MORE Architecture
We approached MORE Architecture about a self build project we are undertaking, the lads invited us for a free initial consultation meeting which we found extremely helpful as we had little experience dealing with Architects and a new build. Rory and Ian had some innovative, original ideas for our build and we really enjoyed the process of designing our home with them . The lads bring relentless enthusiasm which made these design stages fun and exciting to be involved in. They completed a site survey and created a fabulous concept design booklet based on our detailed brief of what we envisaged for our home.
MORE Architecture is suitably poised to service all corners of Ireland as a midland based BIM ready design studio. We offer architectural and interior design services to residential and commercial clients.
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