A prime example of an A-frame revamp

The timeless triangular shape has been creatively modernised in a detached Dublin 14 four-bedroom home

8th September, 2019
No 43 Goatstown Road in Dublin 14 is an extended A-frame house

Revived as a popular architectural trend in the first half of the 20th century, the iconic triangular shape that defines the ‘A-frame’ house style has been around for centuries. Think of the simply designed native American teepee or Scandinavian and Alpine lodges, their steeply sloping roofs designed to prevent cave-ins under heavy winter snowfall.

As a trend, the design is not uncommon in Ireland too, and was particularly popular as a cheaper and...

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