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Ballymorris House / Donal Colfer Architects

  • Architects: Donal Colfer Architects
  • Location: Wexford, Ireland
  • Architectural Team: Donal Colfer, Conor McHugh, Kevin Kelly
  • Area: 380.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Alice Clancy

© Alice Clancy © Alice Clancy © Alice Clancy © Alice Clancy

From the architect. An existing middle-sized 19th century farmhouse and outbuildings are extended and renovated for a young family.

© Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy

The layout of the dwelling is also opened up and reconfigured to strengthen its connection to the courtyard whose character is retained by limiting changes made to the exterior of the outbuildings to just widening some existing stone wall opes.

© Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy

A system of sight lines is created in the complex of buildings to allow for connections between the main living area in the dwelling and the newly created living areas in the outbuildings.

© Alice Clancy
© Alice Clancy

A simple palette of oak, plaster and limestone is employed which complement the existing local conglomerate stone walls.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
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