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address: 16 Witham Street Belfast BT4 1HP
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About Marcin

Architect, owner at Marcin Piotrowicz Architect. Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland; from Poznan Poland. Studied architecture at Wroclaw University of Technology in Wroclaw. Registered with Architects Registration Board in London.

new glamping site in County Down

New glamping site now in planning process. Number of issues will need to be resolved likely altering the layout of the site.

Glamping is a new word and stands for glamorous camping. In this case it consists of permanent cabin and pods for guests accommodation and picnic area with permanently set garden furniture.

By |September 12th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

hempcrete workshops in August 2017 in the UK

Do you want to build your house (or extension) with a healthy and sustainable material? Here is your chance! Take part in a hempcrete building workshop! It is truly amazing material that is still not fully recognised in construction industry and has potential good chance to be successful on a commercial scale. See opportunities […]

By |August 4th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

Planning Application for Ards Peninsula house is now approved

That is how look drawings, when you get them back from Planning Department of your County Council. They get stamp of approval and few other stamps too. You may get back less drawings with stamps than the number of drawings that you submitted. To my understanding it is because rest of drawings may be […]

By |July 20th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

Ards Peninsula house extension – planning application submitted

This planned extension is very much submissive to existing housing estate it is designed in. It adopts materials, details, windows sizes and proportions, roof pitches. It is recessed from street allowing still to read houses as detached. Massing, while proposed work is to project 4m deep into the backyard garden, is similar in size […]

By |May 26th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

Consulting ‘Duty Planner’ on ‘exempt development’ status of a preject

Availing of a drop-in session with a planner in County Council. Such a planner, available for a drop-in visitors is called “Duty Planner”. I found my consultation to be informative and conclusive. Most importantly it cleared answer if project at question needs a planning application. It matters if project needs Planning Application, particularly if […]

By |May 16th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

Newtownards shop renovation and extension – planning application submitted

Renovation of derelict terraced stone building in centre of Newtownards. It is planned to resume the function of shop, which was it’s function before dilapidation. There are proposed alterations to existing and small extension in very small and irregular yard. Extension will bring modern conveniences (kitchen and toilet). As of now running water and […]

By |April 27th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

Woodstock Road area two storeys extension – rough concept

To my observation, in recent years planning process exposed me to the tendency of planners to carefully consider access to light and views from neighbouring houses. This sketch is looking into creation of a room with parallel and perpendicular walls which at the same time would fulfil often requested view from First Floor Level […]

By |March 14th, 2017|no category|0 Comments

in the process of design – detail for ceiling/lintel/eaves

early stage of process to figure out detail for ceiling/lintel/eaves.
The style of this particular project is modern/minimalist, but minimalist does not mean minimalist in design sense.
It is meant to look minimal and building to look simple and pretend that there is less to it than actually needs to be.
In this case the […]

By |March 7th, 2016|no category|0 Comments

Prize Draw at Advent Festival

“Two one hour consultations with the architect Marcin Piotrowicz (ARB) for a house extension or similar project (worth £100).” The Draw Tickets are £2 each and available at the festival. Festival takes place at Rudolf Steiner School in Holywood, North County Down. 6th and 7th of December 2014. The Festival is full of attractions. Clik […]

By |November 24th, 2014|no category|0 Comments