Refurbishment, renovation and extension of 1980s dwelling located Co. Fermanagh

As part of the refurbishment a good portion of the existing ground floor was reconfigured to put a kitchen/dining space at the southern gable with an increased window size to maximise the light and the view. The old kitchen was turned into a “winter snug” that was separated physically from the …

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Refurbishment, renovation and extension to existing 1980s dwelling located in Co. Fermanagh

In the early designs it was envisaged that the refurbishment needed to include a half or two storey extension to accommodate the client’s brief which gave the extension a form similar to the existing but with a much more contemporary feel. However, when they revised their brief the reduced accommodation could …

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Refurbishment, renovation and extension to existing 1980s dwelling located in Co. Fermanagh

As Enniskillen architects we were approached by a Client looking to start a refurbishment project.  He had purchased an existing 1980’s dwelling to which he wanted to add more reception areas, to make best use of the south facing aspect and to modernise the existing building, all in a very short time frame.

The …

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours

From wolves to stars

Now that things are really busy again, maybe it’s a good time to take stock and think about what we hope for in the coming years- we had wolf- proofed our front door but now that threat is gone and the door’s wide open. We’re out and about, and looking …

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Cruyff, Krol and growing up

An iridescent streak of orange across a green field. An artist creating angles and spaces that nobody else could imagine. If the imperious Beckenbauer reinforced the German stereotype, and if Maradona always showed his street urchin roots, Johan Cruyff created our idea of Holland as being a freewheeling, liberal place …

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Refurbishment of existing dwelling, Henry Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Timber boarding

Timber boarding

Following consideration of innumerable sample colours the timber boarding has been painted with a light grey breathable Colortrend Woodcare Solid Colour Woodstain. The …

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Refurbishment of existing dwelling, Henry Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Lower level

Lower level

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Refurbishment of existing dwelling, Henry Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

 

Henry Street Upper Level

Upper level

On the upper level all the stud walls are stripped away and the entire frame has been strengthened with an internal skin …

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Refurbishment of existing dwelling Henry Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

The building was stripped back to its original 1974 timber frame which exposed the need for some bracing of the external walls.

The entire external wall is to be lined with plywood and reinsulated plasterboard is also to go on top of this.

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