Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, who worked in the office of EDWIN LUTYENS  EDWIN LUTYENS during the 1920s and 1930s and was later in partnership with Edwin's son Robert Lutyens.(1) In 1929 Greenwood designed Wendon, Glasnevin, the first private house in Ireland to be built in the international modern style, for the Dublin developer G.M. Linzell.(2) He also designed semi-detached and terraced houses for a development by Linzell at Hampstead Hill, Glasnevin, off the Ballymun Road and some detached houses on the Ballymun Road itself.(3)



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(1) See Margaret Richardson, Sketches by Lutyens (1994), 9,94, 104 and frontispiece, a caricature group of Lutyens and his staff in 1938.
(2) Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 190, pls.178,179.
(3) Ruth McManus, Dublin, 1910-1940: shaping the city and suburbs (Dublin, 2002), 413.


3 work entries listed in chronological order for GREENWOOD, HAROLD #


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST MOBHI AVENUE (GLASNEVIN), WENDON (BALNAGOWAN HOUSE)
Date: 1929-1930
Nature: International modern style house on V-shaped plan for George Malcolm Linzell, who was also the builder. (Houses in surrounding development were designed and built by G.M. Linzell.) Name changed to Balnagowan in 1938.
Refs: IB 74, 13 Aug,10 Sep 1932, 735-8(illus.),815(illus.);  Building 8, No. 3 (Mar 1933), 120-121(illus.);  Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 199(illus.);  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 26,29,30(illus.);  Brendan Madden, 'Luxurious living through innovative design: 'Wendon' as a family home in twentieth century Ireland' (unpublished BA thesis, National College of Art and Design, Faculty of Visual Culture, 2010).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BALLYMUN ROAD (GLASNEVIN), HAMPSTEAD HILL ESTATE
Date: ?
Nature: Semi-detached and terraced houses for development by G.M. Linzell including some individual houses on the Ballymun Road itself.
Refs: Joseph Hone, Maurice Craig & Michael Fewer, The New Neighbourhood of Dublin (Dublin, 2002), 59,65(illus.);   (Ruth McManus, Dublin, 1910-1940: shaping the city and suburbs (Dublin, 2002), 413

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BALLYMUN ROAD (GLASNEVIN), HOUSES
Date: ?
Nature: Detached houses, for G.M. Linzell.
Refs: Ruth McManus, Dublin, 1910-1940: shaping the city and suburbs (Dublin, 2002), 413.