Coda has worked with founders of KC Peaches,: Katie Cantwell and Vincent Carroll since 2006 when they opened their first wholefoods shop and café. Back then their mission was to change the way Dubliners think about food by serving a wide variety of simple yet sophisticated all-natural dishes. This “simple but sophisticated” idea has extended to the design of their shop units.
House Refurbishment and Extension, Howth, Co. Dublin This is a detached two storey house set on an elevated site overlooking Dublin Bay. It dates from the 1860’s and is a Protected Structure. The building had been added to several times and was outdated.The design solution was to remove a series of non-original extensions and construct a new extension creating an atrium space between the different phases
House Refurbishment, Dublin 6 The property is an 1860’s Protected Structure comprising two stories over a garden level. The property was in 17 flats and in very poor condition after many years of neglect. The proposals were to remove the unnecessary non-original extensions and internal alterations and to carry out repairs and alterations to enable the property to revert to single family occupancy. Our aim was to resp
Holiday House, Co. Wexford This project was to extend, refurbish and insulate a beachhouse dating from the 1970’s. The extension was planned with a glazed courtyard and the interiors design to suit the holiday use. The garden and external areas were designed to complement the house and to minimise maintenance. Location: Co. Wexford Status: Completed Browse Projects Prev Project → Next Project →
Residential Development The brief was to replace a warehouse on a small lane with four townhouses. A major consideration in this project was the need to create a street frontage and to provide adequate open space. Most of the street’s houses are single storey although the adjacent house is two storeys. The solution was to provide a transition between these differing forms with each house being a mix of one and
House Alterations, Co. Dublin This project involved a 1960’s house which was very dated and with a very poor energy rating (E2). Part of the ground floor and garage had been used as a dental surgery in recent years. The brief was to improve and modernise the layout internally, significantly improve the BER rating, and create a fresh new look to the exterior. The solution was to remove the conservatory, re-plan the ho
Mews House, Dublin 6 This project was to replace a warehouse with 3 houses on a narrow, 15 m wide, mews lane site. The main concerns of height and density were been overcome with careful design of the front elevations and a multi-level plan. Although the site was narrow, it was very long, which allowed a deep plan. The problems normally associated with this type of layout i.e. dark central areas were overcome
House Refurbishment, Dublin 8 This was a refurbishment of a 1860’s red brick terraced house near the city centre. The brief was to restore the property from 8 bedsits to a light filled contemporary family home. Location: Portobello, Dublin 8 Status: Completed Browse Projects Prev Project → Next Project →