Luigi Rosselli Architects Design A New Concrete Home In Sydney


Luigi Rosselli Architects Design A New Concrete Home In Sydney | CONTEMPORIST

Luigi Rosselli Architects have designed a new house built above an existing garage and sandstone retaining wall in a suburb of Sydney Australia. #ModernHouse #ConcreteHouse
Photography © Prue Roscoe

Luigi Rosselli Architects have designed a new house built above an existing garage and sandstone retaining wall, in a suburb of Sydney Australia.

Off-white cement used in the concrete architecture gives the house a light appearance, while CNC routed marine plywood shutters provide shade or wind protection.

Off-white cement used in the concrete architecture gives this modern house a light appearance, while CNC routed marine plywood shutters provide shade or wind protection. #ConcreteHouse #ModernShutters
Top Photo © Prue Roscoe | Bottom photos © Edward Birch

Stepping up from the garage is the lower floor of the house, that has a teenager’s area with a rumpus room and covered terrace.


This modern concrete house has a small covered terrace that's positioned to take advantage of the ocean views. #Terrace
Photography © Prue Roscoe

Following the stairs from the teenager’s space, you reach an open plan living space, with the dining room at the top of the stairs. The dining area is anchored in the space by the use of an ‘Oracle’ pendant by Christopher Boots.


This modern dining area in an open plan living/dining/kitchen area, is anchored in the space by the use of an ‘Oracle’ pendant by Christopher Boots. #ModernDiningRoom #Stairs
Photography © Prue Roscoe

Next to the dining room is a Roscharch Blotch fireplace, that’s located centrally in the open plan living floor, as with the traditional northern European ‘Stube’. The freeform fireplace, with a gas burner is inserted into a masonry base and finished with a Rockcote render, is the pivoting point at the intersection of the dining room, TV room and kitchen.


This modern freeform fireplace, with a gas burner is inserted into a masonry base and finished with a Rockcote render, is the pivoting point at the intersection of the dining room, TV room and kitchen. #Fireplace #ModernFireplace
Photography © Prue Roscoe

In the kitchen, light blue cabinetry by Building With Options has been combined with a reconstituted stone benchtop and an island covered with vertical wood pieces.


In this modern kitchen, light blue cabinetry by Building With Options has been combined with a reconstituted stone benchtop and an island covered with vertical wood pieces. #ModernKitchen
Photography © Prue Roscoe

Here’s a look at the terrace and living room. The shutters on the terrace form private screens when viewed from the street but are see-through when the occupants look outward towards the view. Inside, the living room has exposed ceiling joists that have been braced with traditional criss-cross braces.


This modern house has a terrace for outdoor dining that's located just off the living room. #Balcony #Terrace #LivinRoom
Photography © Prue Roscoe

In one of the bathrooms, the upper part of the wall is covered in mirrors, making the sunlight from the window reflect around the mostly white and black interior.


In this contemporary bathroom, the upper part of one wall is covered in mirrors, making the sunlight from the window reflect around the mostly white and black interior. #Bathroom #BlackAndWhite
Photography © Prue Roscoe

In another bathroom, green penny tiles have been used to create an accent wall behind the tall mirrors and vanity.


In this modern bathroom, green penny tiles have been used to create an accent wall behind the tall mirrors and vanity. #PennyTiles #TileAccent #Bathroom
Photography © Prue Roscoe | Design Architect: Luigi Rosselli, Project Architect: Raffaello Rosselli, Assisting Architects: Gianfranco Panza, Sean Johnson | Interior Designer: Raffaello Rosselli and the Client | Builder: Building With Options Pty Ltd | Structural Consultant: Rooney & Bye Pty Ltd | Joiner: BWO Fitout and Interior

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