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#renovation station

# renovation-station - Thursday 9 July, 2015

One man's quest to get off the grid - and the holiday cottage he has to show for it
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# Renovation Station

One man's quest to get off the grid - and the holiday cottage he has to show for it

Jul 9th 2015, 6:12 PM 5,443 Views 0 Comments

The cottage was originally built in 1820 and took five years to renovate.

# renovation-station - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Environmentally friendly concrete makes for a striking modern extension
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Environmentally friendly concrete makes for a striking modern extension

Jun 25th 2015, 7:25 PM 3,118 Views 0 Comments

Concrete has never looked so good.

# renovation-station - Thursday 18 June, 2015

See how Japanese inspiration transformed a 1950s Dublin house
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# Renovation Station

See how Japanese inspiration transformed a 1950s Dublin house

Jun 18th 2015, 5:10 PM 4,815 Views 0 Comments

The mix of the two influences makes for a striking extension to this Dublin home.

# renovation-station - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Here's something you don't usually see - a renovation with an interesting 'twist'
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# Renovation Station

Here's something you don't usually see - a renovation with an interesting 'twist'

Jun 11th 2015, 5:25 PM 5,305 Views 1 Comment

A unique solution to a common (overlooking)problem.

# renovation-station - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Linking the past to the present - with a glass box
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# Property Magazine

Linking the past to the present - with a glass box

Jun 4th 2015, 4:09 PM 4,314 Views 0 Comments

A traditional Irish cottage gets a futuristic(ish) extension.

# renovation-station - Thursday 28 May, 2015

A garage to park your boat in... sort of
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# Renovation Station

A garage to park your boat in... sort of

May 28th 2015, 5:13 PM 2,332 Views 0 Comments

See how a studio and a boatshed were added to this traditional country cottage.

# renovation-station - Friday 22 May, 2015

Designing to suit your budget - renovations that are tailored for more than the space
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# Renovation Station

Designing to suit your budget - renovations that are tailored for more than the space

May 22nd 2015, 12:02 AM 5,294 Views 0 Comments

Keeping that budget down leads to an innovative renovation.

# renovation-station - Thursday 14 May, 2015

A teeny-tiny one bedroom is renovated to be absolutely massive
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# Renovation Station

A teeny-tiny one bedroom is renovated to be absolutely massive

May 14th 2015, 5:24 PM 4,526 Views 0 Comments

If you thought you were limited in space, see what happened with this one-bed dwelling.

# renovation-station - Thursday 7 May, 2015

If you have a little space in the back garden, try this
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# Renovation Station

If you have a little space in the back garden, try this

May 7th 2015, 5:06 PM 8,591 Views 0 Comments

We have the perfect ‘granny flat’ inspiration for you.

# renovation-station - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation
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# Renovation Station

Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation

Apr 30th 2015, 3:45 PM 2,175 Views 0 Comments

Let there be light… and heat and low electricity bills.

# renovation-station - Thursday 23 April, 2015

How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation?
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# Renovation Station

How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation?

Apr 23rd 2015, 4:36 PM 2,864 Views 0 Comments

Is it indoors? Outdoors? Who can tell?

# renovation-station - Thursday 16 April, 2015

100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade
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# Renovation Station

100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade

Apr 16th 2015, 6:07 PM 12,792 Views 0 Comments

It’s easier than you may think.

# renovation-station - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Running out of space? Add an extra storey...
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# Renovation Station

Running out of space? Add an extra storey...

Apr 9th 2015, 6:20 PM 2,267 Views 0 Comments

Creating space out of nowhere with an extra bedroom and extra storey – it’s magic.

# renovation-station - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Making the fairytale come true for your family home
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# Inspiration

Making the fairytale come true for your family home

Mar 26th 2015, 11:54 AM 11,625 Views 0 Comments

We spoke to David Leahy about fulfilling his dream of a home for the ages in his native Co Limerick.

# renovation-station - Thursday 19 March, 2015

How to slip a house into a 2.3-metre wide corridor
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How to slip a house into a 2.3-metre wide corridor

Mar 19th 2015, 4:42 PM 4,964 Views 0 Comments

This is an incredibly clever extension.

# renovation-station - Thursday 12 March, 2015

How to wake up a tired old semi-d for modern family life
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How to wake up a tired old semi-d for modern family life

Mar 12th 2015, 2:18 PM 6,945 Views 0 Comments

A rundown home in Shankill, Dublin finds it mojo (and some light and space).

# renovation-station - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Mixing the modern with the historical is a perfect combination
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Mixing the modern with the historical is a perfect combination

Mar 5th 2015, 6:29 PM 5,235 Views 0 Comments

This 19th century home didn’t need a pastiche of the past – so a renovating architect looked to its future.

# renovation-station - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh
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Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh

Feb 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 8,465 Views 1 Comment

There are some serious conversation-starters behind the door of the Dublin home architect Ciarán Coy designed for himself.

# renovation-station - Thursday 19 February, 2015

How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90%
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How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90%

Feb 19th 2015, 4:37 PM 7,122 Views 0 Comments

This Dublin semi-d became the first certified ‘passive’ retrofit home here.

# renovation-station - Thursday 12 February, 2015

A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren
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# Inspiration

A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren

Feb 12th 2015, 5:53 PM 5,983 Views 0 Comments

This incredible classically-proportioned home commands its spot in a wild landscape – and provides refuge for its owners.

# renovation-station - Thursday 5 February, 2015

A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream
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A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream

Feb 5th 2015, 5:17 PM 5,554 Views 0 Comments

Gotta love those Ikea Pax door/drawer combos.

# renovation-station - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The shopping centre that houses unexpected apartments
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# Small Spaces

The shopping centre that houses unexpected apartments

Jan 29th 2015, 3:32 PM 5,066 Views 1 Comment

You might find inspiration in how these small spaces can fulfill several functions.

# renovation-station - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Space saver: How to make fitted storage work for your home
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Space saver: How to make fitted storage work for your home

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:14 PM 7,309 Views 0 Comments

This compact cottage manages to be functional and beautiful all at once.

# renovation-station - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad
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Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Jan 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 7,750 Views 2 Comments

Mews properties are a typical feature of city living – and this clever design makes the absolute best of their limited floor area.

# renovation-station - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Trying to work with an older extension - how one architect solved the problem
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Trying to work with an older extension - how one architect solved the problem

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 AM 3,758 Views 0 Comments

A Wexford couple wanted a bigger kitchen – they got a whole new feel to their home into the bargain.

# renovation-station - Thursday 4 December, 2014

What's behind the magic door of this modest streetfront?
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What's behind the magic door of this modest streetfront?

Dec 4th 2014, 4:14 PM 3,859 Views 0 Comments

It was once a temporary jail, and was semi-derelict when snapped up – but now this 1790s house in Kerry is a real family bolthole.

# renovation-station - Thursday 27 November, 2014

What kind of house does an architect build for his own family?
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# Inspiration Station

What kind of house does an architect build for his own family?

Nov 27th 2014, 4:14 PM 4,042 Views 0 Comments

John McLaughlin created this beautiful garden house to bring light, peace and nature to everyday life.

# renovation-station - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house
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# Inspiration

Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house

Nov 20th 2014, 10:53 AM 3,146 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# renovation-station - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty
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# Inspiration

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty

Nov 13th 2014, 3:47 PM 3,685 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.

# renovation-station - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home
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# Makeover

Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home

Nov 6th 2014, 4:45 PM 4,647 Views 0 Comments

Each week, we focus on a makeover of an Irish home into a wonderful living space.