Award winning Irish homes – best of 2022

Award winning Irish homes

Take a look at the best Irish self-built homes of 2022, as voted for by the architectural institutes of Ireland.

A handful of family homes were bestowed accolades this year. The headliner for the AAI Awards was Ballyblake House by Steve Larkin Architects, a 200 year old farmhouse extension and refurbishment scheme ( It’s a good reference for anyone embarking on a rural renovation project as it fuses two centuries of history with contemporary architecture.  


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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