House of the Week: Suburban splendour in Clontarf draws inspiration from Bauhaus school

Woodlawn on Seafield Road West in the Dublin suburb is on the market with a guide price of €1.295 million

6th November, 2020
House of the Week: Suburban splendour in Clontarf draws inspiration from Bauhaus school
Woodlawn, a 1920s bungalow, sits on an acre in Clontarf

The distinctive curved porch is the clue to the origins of Woodlawn, a 1920s bungalow at 34 Seafield Road West in Clontarf, Dublin 3. In that decade, the German Bauhaus movement revolutionised domestic architecture with their radical ideas on what constituted the “ideal home”.

They advocated an aesthetically pleasing exterior, a light-filled interior, and an outdoor space where the occupants could enjoy fresh air and grow their own produce. The curved exterior detail was a...

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