abgc architecture
architecture & design


Victorian Recovery

The recovery of a fine 3 storey Victorian dwelling back into a single family home

Hollyhock Tiling

A modern shift to Victorian hexagonal tiling, inspired by the hollyhock

Rialto Street

Reworking space to create additional accommodation without extension

Christchurch Apartment

Refurbishment of Dublin studio apartment

LRW – Extension from within

Extended from within. ‘A’ rated refurbishment


Light-filled north facing extension


Recent work from London


Kimmage is re-organised into a bright, contemporary, hardworking, ‘A’ rated family home

1950 Clontarf

Brick cladding is used internally and externally in this 1950’s semi-d as a textural feature, combining with hardwood timber benches to anchor the dining area in the revised plan


Timber Frame holiday home and landscape design on Rosslare Strand

Mountshannon Road

Refurbishment and Extension of Victorian Semi Detached home in Kilmainham. Existing contemporary extensions were demolished to make way for a new Kitchen, Dining and Utility areas to allow the character of the original house ‘breath’ while the bespoke timber door and screen engages the new space with the garden

Shandon Crescent

Hand in Hand. Every client brings something to the table and never more so than in this Refurbishment and extension of this 1940’s Phibsboro Terraced home. From the bespoke radiators to the eclectic range of luminaries, theres a lovely balance of Modern v Traditional in the artful decoration of this family home

Marlborough Road

Architecture, interior and landscape design by abgc with planting design assistance from our good friend Helen Dillon

1840 Strand Road

Refurbishment of 1840’s seafront villa, where new green technology is carefully integrated into with the original fabric, maintaining the character of the original dwelling while providing a modern, sustainable home

Trees House

A simple cedar extension adds accommodation on ground floor, and re-orients an existing first floor bedroom to take in the stunning setting of an existing stone cottage

Helen Dillon Garden

Installation of an external deck and screen to view the beautifully curated garden of this 1830’s home

Split Level Terrace

Salvaged brick extension to a split level home providing additional accommodation and increasing sustainability to a split level mid-terrace home

Victorian upstairs downstairs

Planning exempt domestic extension with an internal courtyard bringing light into new master bedroom, bathroom and kitchen

1923 Blackpitts

A 1923 ex Council house is remodelled creating modern and light filled accommodation for a young professional couple. Elements of the original steel-frame structure are exposed and incorporated into the design