‘dwelling in maytree’ by ODOS architects, wicklow, ireland images ©  ros kavanagh + ODOS architects all images courtesy ODOS architects

located in wicklow, irleand, this home is a big step up from the derelict cottage which previously inhabited the site. the minimal home has two stories perched on top of a hill. It was completed is 2006 by odos architects, a firm based in dublin. the main floor houses the garage and other utility rooms. the main floor houses 3 bedrooms, the living dining area and a study. the front section of the second floor is cantilevered over the driveway and is only supported by a series of small red poles that sit in the garden. the other side of the house is firmly held by the hillside which a large white staircase leading from one floor to the next.

home at maytree by odos architects main entry

home at maytree by odos architects (left) front elevation (right) entry approach

home at maytree by odos architects side elevation

home at maytree by odos architects facade detail

home at maytree by odos architects terrace

home at maytree by odos architects living area

home at maytree by odos architects kitchen access to terrace

home at maytree by odos architects (left) terrace (right) entry

home at maytree by odos architects (left) entry (right) stairs

home at maytree by odos architects living area

home at maytree by odos architects kitchen + living area

home at maytree by odos architects corridor

home at maytree by odos architects (left) concrete stair (right) corridor

home at maytree by odos architects walkout basement

home at maytree by odos architects bathroom

home at maytree by odos architects terrace at dusk

home at maytree by odos architects from street

home at maytree by odos architects (left) red column supports illuminated at night (right) entry stair

home at maytree by odos architects floor plan / level 0

home at maytree by odos architects floor plan / level 1

home at maytree by odos architects elevation