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Our Cork City Passive House has achieved the first ever HPI Gold accreditation!
WMA are delighted that our Cork City Passive House is the first project to receive HPI Gold Certification
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Wain Morehead Architects are delighted to announce their new web enabled NSAI Approved Thermal Modelling Service
Wain Morehead Architects are delighted to now offer their web enabled NSAI Approved Thermal Modelling Service. WMA's new web enabled service allows users to upload their documentation, receive a quotation, and submit payment in a cost effective and timely manner.
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International Passive House Open Day, November 11th, 2017
Book you place now on www.phai.ie ! The wonderful owners of our A1 rated West Cork Certified Passive House, have again, this year, agreed to open their doors to a limited number of visitors for this years International Passive House Open Day. This is a unique opportunity to experience first hand, the exceptional comfort a Passive […]
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WMA selected for the Cork Architectural Association Exhibition – L’Architecture Quotidienne
We are proud to announce that our Cork City Passive House has been selected to be included in this year’s Cork Architectural Association’s architecture exhibition, “L’Architecture Quotidienne”
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An Introduction to the Home Performance Index
John Morehead, of Wain Morehead Architects, will be speaking about the benefits, and his experience of the certification process for the Home Performance Index. The briefing session is organised by the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) in conjunction with Energy Cork at the Clayton Hotel, Cork City from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm tonight, Wednesday October […]
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New Passive House Undercroft
Things are getting exciting – the ground floor, suspended over a steep cliff site, of our latest passive house under construction. Click Here to see more details on our latest Passive House.
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We have been nominated for the Digital Marketing Awards 2017
We are chuffed to have been nominated for the DIGITAL MARKETING AWARDS 2017…. The area of advertising and marketing is relatively new to us architects and architectural firms, as it was previously not permitted. In latter years however, on the recommendation by CCPC (Competition and Consumer Protection Commission) and the widespread use of the internet […]
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We saved a client over €27,000 on insulation costs (ex VAT !!!)
To achieve the same energy value, without carrying out the Thermal Modelling Calculations, would have required an extra €27,000 worth of insulation to construct this particular A1 rated, Certified Passive House. Thermal Modelling allows for improved detailed design, so that localised heat losses can be reduced which minimises the risk of structural deterioration within the […]
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Passive House Plus is just out and featuring our Cork City Passive House
The latest issue of Passive House Plus is just out – and we are delighted to be featured – again!! Get your copy to read all about our  Cork City Passive House! To see more of the Cork City Passive House just click HERE!  
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Our fourth Passive House is under construction
Our latest, and fourth, Passive House is under construction on a very steep and beautiful Cork site, where one could be well mistaken for being on the Mediterranean Coast, if it was not for the magnificent views overlooking Cork Harbour – stay posted for updates!! Click Here to see more information or click Here to […]
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aZero publication hot off the press featuring our West Cork Passive House
aZero, a beautiful Italian architectural magazine, has today arrived to the office, hot off the press, featuring our A1-rated West Cork Passive House! See the article here  
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Our house receives a Commendation!
We had a fabulous evening at the Cuban themed RIAI Awards Night / Summer Party where Our latest A1 rated Cork City Passive House was COMMENDED for the Sustainability Category of the RIAI Architectural Awards 2017 !
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Passive House Plus, issue 21 – now out
".... passive house just seemed the logical thing to do."
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Cork City Passive House Detail
Although it might be raining today, this wonderful stainless tubular rain chain will welcome you at the front door. One of the many sensory touches incorporated in the design of this, less than ordinary, A1 Rated Passive House.
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Our Cork City Passive House has been shortlisted for the RIAI Architecture Awards – Please Vote!
We are delighted to announce that our Cork City Passive House has been shortlisted for the RIAI Architecture Awards 2017 in the Sustainability Category. In addition, all shortlisted buildings have been put forward for the People’s Choice Award which is voted for by the public. You can only vote once so make it count and don’t forget to share! Winners will be announced on June 23rd 2017.
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Our Passive House eats nZEB for breakfast!
We are delighted our 3rd certified Passive House is now on the iPHA database ..... our last two were, not only A1 rated, but hammered nZEB requirements using fabric first rather than bolt on technologies
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Throwback Thursday – Dunloe Gates and Entrance Before and After
Throwback to the redesign of gates and entrance to Dunloe. Before and after….
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Landscape Living – West Cork Passive House featured in Best of Irish Kitchens
We are delighted that our West Cork Passive House has been featured in the current April May edition of Best of Irish Kitchens available in your newsagent. Click HERE to see the publication
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WMA at launch of Architecture Ireland, 1st Cork Edition
Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, was guest of honour at the launch of the first edition dedicated to architecture in and around Cork in RIAI’s publication Architecture Ireland. We are delighted to have three of our projects featured in this edition.
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Cork City and its hidden Valley and why you you should say NO to the proposed flood defence!
Cork City and its hidden Valley and why you you should say NO to the proposed flood defence Please, watch the movie, LIKE AND SHARE!! Only two more days to lodge your submission to OPW! This updated short explores how the unique integration between the waters of the river, sea, groundwater and the Lee buried […]
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A Sneak Peak…
A sneak-peak of one of the projects on the drawing-boards which we are working on… the conservation and extension to a beautiful old dwelling.
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Happy St. Patrick’s Day !!! Hope you all have a great weekend!!!
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Read about our A1-rated Cork City Passive House!
Read about our A1-rated Cork City Passive House on the Passive House Association Ireland site! Enjoy and let us know what you think! https://www.phai.ie/projects/munster/cork-city-passive-house/ #PassiveHouse #sustainable #energyefficient #architecture
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Cork City PH Certified!
Our Douglas house achieved #passivehouse certification last week..this is what 8W/m2 heat load delivers indoors over this winter – comfort!
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The Cost of Dismissing Science
Our last #A1-rated build #SAVED equivalent of over €21000-worth of #insulation by having great Y-factor/thermal bridge calculations! #ThermalModelling #PassiveHouse #DEAP
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NSAI Approved Thermal Modelling
WMA are now offering #NSAI #ThermalModelling to all those serious about achieving #cost-effective, #low #energy building #performance. #nZEB
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It is never too soon to start planning your Passive House!!
It is never too soon to start planning your Passive House !! This ‘early starter’ and gorgeous little WMA-follower, just got her hands on the latest edition of Home&Build Self Builders Guide magazine, featuring WMA’s latest West Cork #PassiveHouse.
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WMA receive Best of Design and Customer Services Categories on Houzz 2017!
We are delighted to have received Best of Design and Customer Services Categories on Houzz 2017. To see more of our work please go to www.houzz.ie/pro/wainmoreheadarch
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Happy New Year to All Our Friends and Clients!
We are back after a good Christmas break and looking forward to yet another year of designing stunning performance driven and sustainable buildings for the future!