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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Environmentally friendly concrete makes for a striking modern extension Renovation Station

Environmentally friendly concrete makes for a striking modern extension

Concrete has never looked so good.

From TheJournal.ie See how Japanese inspiration transformed a 1950s Dublin house Renovation Station

See how Japanese inspiration transformed a 1950s Dublin house

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's something you don't usually see - a renovation with an interesting 'twist' Renovation Station

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

A unique solution to a common (overlooking)problem.

From TheJournal.ie Linking the past to the present - with a glass box Property Magazine

Linking the past to the present - with a glass box

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

From TheJournal.ie A garage to park your boat in... sort of Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Designing to suit your budget - renovations that are tailored for more than the space Renovation Station

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

Keeping that budget down leads to an innovative renovation.

From TheJournal.ie A teeny-tiny one bedroom is renovated to be absolutely massive Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie If you have a little space in the back garden, try this Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Let the sunshine in - how to maximise the light in your renovation Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How would you like an 'extra' room with your renovation? Renovation Station

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

Is it indoors? Outdoors? Who can tell?

From TheJournal.ie 100-year-old house? Here are a few tips for an energy-efficient upgrade Renovation Station

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

It’s easier than you may think.

From TheJournal.ie Running out of space? Add an extra storey... Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Making the fairytale come true for your family home Inspiration

Making the fairytale come true for your family home

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

From TheJournal.ie How to slip a house into a 2.3-metre wide corridor Renovation Station

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

This is an incredibly clever extension.

From TheJournal.ie How to wake up a tired old semi-d for modern family life Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mixing the modern with the historical is a perfect combination Renovation Station

Mixing the modern with the historical is a perfect combination

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

From TheJournal.ie Studio of light an awe-inspiring surprise in red-bricked Ranelagh Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How an amazing retrofit improved this Irish home's energy rating by 90% Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A marriage of history and art under one roof in the Burren Inspiration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A walk-in wardrobe? Yes, it's an achievable dream Renovation Station

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

Gotta love those Ikea Pax door/drawer combos.

From TheJournal.ie The shopping centre that houses unexpected apartments Small Spaces

The shopping centre that houses unexpected apartments

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

From TheJournal.ie Space saver: How to make fitted storage work for your home Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad Renovation Station

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

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

From TheJournal.ie Trying to work with an older extension - how one architect solved the problem Renovation Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What's behind the magic door of this modest streetfront? Renovation Station

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie What kind of house does an architect build for his own family? Inspiration Station

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Renovation station: Shutters back on a warm extension for a protected house Inspiration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty Inspiration

Renovation station: Reviving a 1950s terracotta-tiled beauty

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

From TheJournal.ie Renovation station: The creation of an access-all-areas family home Makeover

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

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