Make The Home You Love

The Complete Guide to Home Design, Renovation and Extensions in Ireland

Fiona McPhillips

This book will be a practical step-by-step guide to home building, renovation and extension in Ireland, taking the reader from the design stage, through the planning process to building, decorating and finishing touches. The balance of personal stories and professional advice makes this an accessible and inspiring guide to renovation.
Date Published :
May 2018
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Contributor(s) :
Colm Doyle, Lisa McVeigh, John Flood
Illustration :
150 Halftones, color
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781847179579
Pages : 192
Dimensions : 10.25 X 7.8 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$39.00

Overview
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After completing her own home renovation and extension, Fiona McPhillips, author, journalist and interiors fanatic, was inspired to bring together everything she learned along the way. In collaboration with three award-winning architects, Fiona provides you with the most holistic approach to your design and build.

A practical step-by-step guide to surviving the transformation of your home, taking the reader from the design stage, through the planning process to building, decorating and finishing touches. The balance of personal stories and professional advice makes this an accessible and inspiring guide to renovation. Filled with photographs of real homes, this books is bursting with great ideas and will no doubt inspire you to make the home you love.

About The Author
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Fiona McPhillips is an author, journalist and interiors fanatic. Having survived a complete home renovation and extension, she was inspired to write down all the tips, tricks and techniques she learned along the way, with a little help from the experts. Fiona lives in her never-quite-finished home in Dublin with her husband, three kids, a dog and two cats.

During Colonel Colm Doyle’s career with the Irish Defence Forces, he served with the United Nations in Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria. He was Chief in Staff of the Military Division at the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations in New York; Director of Public Relations for the Defence Forces and Commandant of both the UN Training School, Ireland and the Military College.

His experiences with the EU in Bosnia are the subject of this book.

He holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies from Limerick University. Married he has four adult children.

Lisa McVeigh studied architecture at Queen’s University, Belfast and worked for Campbell Conroy Hickey Architects in Dublin before setting up DMVF Architects. Lisa specialises in residential projects and has an RIAI accreditation in health and safety and a Grade 3 accreditation in conservation.

John Flood studied architecture at DIT, Bolton Street and worked on award-winning projects with de Blacam & Meagher Architects before founding DMVF Architects. John has experience in bar, restaurant and office design as well as residential projects and holds an RIAI accreditation in sustainability.

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