Foxrock

Meander

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Westminster Road, Foxrock, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
E: ruthmoherlihy@gmail.com

Meander is a two-storey, flat-roofed, detached house, dating from 1939.

Meander is a two-storey, flat-roofed, detached house, dating from 1939. It was designed and to a large extent built by its owners the architect couple Alan and Mairin Hope. It is constructed of block-work, is sheeted externally in horizontal cedar boarding and lined internally with oak and mahogany plywood.

The house retains its original fenestration, external and internal finishes. The architects responded in a sensitive manner to the existing woodland setting which surrounded a series of natural ponds and developed the gardens. Meander has long been recognised as an example of Modernism in Ireland.

The house will open on selected days throughout 2015.
Open: Jan 5-23, 26-30,
May 5-7, 9-13, 18-20, 23-27,
June 2-4, 6-9, 15-17, 20-24, Aug 22-30, 9am-1pm