We see our purpose being to create life- enriching architecture by designing buildings that are sustainable, appropriate and beautiful.
We design to the highest ecological standards and our goal is that all our designs will be entirely zero- carbon by 2026. We’re intent upon making the most of existing homes and buildings, with renovation, recycling and reuse often being a more economical and subtle option than entirely new construction.
Because we live and work in an area with its own unique character and history, we work to create buildings that reflect our regional identity by respecting both our traditional past and a forward- looking present. We want what we design to be right for our time, location, environment and our client’s wishes while having the flexibility to adapt to future needs and developments.
These ideas are important, but together they don’t create architecture. It’s our job to add the creativity that transforms buildings to something more than the sum of their parts, to give them life and joy. Adding this transcendent quality is our greatest challenge and our greatest satisfaction.
Ultimately we expect our designs to reach beyond our clients’ aspirations, and to enable people to live and work in buildings that are beautiful and that promote healthy, happy living for everyone.
Here at Allan Curran Architects we’ve entered the period of closure that most businesses are now facing. This is going to run for at least the next fortnight, and very …
This weekend sees the 50 year celebration of the Irish Intercounties Surfing Championship at Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal and while I didn’t arrive on the scene until year four I have great memories of the event and of its founder, the late Brian Britton.
I had known Brian and his brothers since …
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This was our first self-build and we were impressed by the helpful advice we received from the initial planning through to completion of the build. Roci was careful to warn us of the financial implications of any decisions which helped to keep us within our budget. We wanted a modern innovative design which was economical to heat and maintain and we have been delighted with the result. The design also incorporated features which maximize the particular strengths of our unusual site. We also required the renovation of an old mill and the architectural advice received was also invaluable both in obtaining planning consent and enabling us to achieve our objectives whilst staying within our budget. Overall we have been delighted with the project and remain grateful for the quality of the advice and communication which we received from the architect which enable us to enjoy the experience from start to completion.Jonathan and Barbara, Co. Fermanagh
We appointed John Curran to design an extension and to renovate our existing home. The difference to our quality of life is astonishing, never mind the savings on the bills!Ciara & James, Co. Donegal