Stephen Bourke

Stephen Bourke

Importing fresh ideas for getting people housed

Importing fresh ideas for getting people housed

Other countries facilitate shared ownership and the building of housing schemes where some facilities are owned in common, writes Stephen Bourke

Architecture and Renovation: Importing fresh ideas for getting people housed

Architecture and Renovation: Importing fresh ideas for getting people housed

Other countries facilitate shared ownership and the building of housing schemes where some facilities are owned in common, writes Stephen Bourke.

Stoves are the solid solution for winter

Stoves are the solid solution for winter

Installing a solid fuel stove gives you room to manoeuvre when it comes to keeping your fuel bills down during the cold months.

Architecture and Renovation: Thinking outside the boxes in Cork

Architecture and Renovation: Thinking outside the boxes in Cork

A nondescript factory building filled with shipping containers has become one of Ireland's most award-winning spaces, writes Stephen Bourke.

Architecture and Renovation : Making shoebox spaces sexy

Architecture and Renovation : Making shoebox spaces sexy

Problems with fitting furniture in a car led to Ikea's flat-pack revolution. Now it has taken the concept of small is beautiful' one step further, writes Stephen Bourke.