Butler & Webb Pty Ltd ArchDaily Building With Options Pty Ltd “COPY” Photographs “COPY” Save this picture!© Justin Alexander+ 25 Share 2017 Rooney & Bye Pty Ltd Builder: Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869630/bougainvillea-row-house-luigi-rosselli Clipboard Bougainvillea Row House / Luigi RosselliSave this projectSaveBougainvillea Row House / Luigi Rosselli Projects CopyHouses•Woollahra, Australia ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869630/bougainvillea-row-house-luigi-rosselli Clipboard Australia Photographs: Justin Alexander, Sean Johnson Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Bougainvillea Row House / Luigi Rosselli Project Architect:Sean JohnsonInterior Designer:Sean Johnson, ClientJoiner:Kitchen TrendCity:WoollahraCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Justin AlexanderRecommended ProductsMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text description provided by the architects. Sydney’s planners are considering the return of the terraced house, or row house, as a favoured residential building type. It is believed the terrace could be one solution to addressing housing affordability; by allowing the subdivision of standard quarter acre blocks of land into narrow strips and building adjoining two-three storey dwellings.Save this picture!© Justin AlexanderThis Woollahra terrace demonstrates that, even on a small site, you can fit a home with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a guest flat, a garage, and an open-plan living, dining, kitchen suite, without missing out on a study, dressing room, laundry, balcony, lightwells and two wonderful courtyards. Economy of space forced the architects to think clever, and employ efficient solutions to home planning. Save this picture!© Justin AlexanderThe Adolf Loos concept of “Raumplan” was the inspiration, with the interlocking of each room, Tetris style, within the strict wall boundaries and council restrictions. Split levels between the front and the back help the adaptation to the site slope and to shorten the stair flights, three storeys have been compacted to the front of the house and two taller storeys containing a living room and the lightwell sit to the rear.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!1st Floor PlanSave this picture!Attic PlanElevated above the street, the entry courtyard is dominated by an established bougainvillea plant and overlooked by a balconet or “Juliet Balcony”. It is a sunny northerly terrace ideal for a midwinter Campari & Soda.Save this picture!© Justin AlexanderBetween the main house and the studio / garage at the back is a second courtyard where, weather permitting, the family gravitate to enjoy an open space for the children to play, and to savour the fruits of the olive tree and the barbeque, and the warmth of the outdoor wood burning fireplace.Save this picture!© Justin AlexanderDesigning for a film director requires good planning and engaging imagery, the stair balustrade with fish scale brass screen is not a standard balustrade by any means. The powder room inserted under the stair is a voluptuous space that feels nothing like an aircraft WC, despite its dimensions being smaller. The dining seat takes inspiration from the Michelin Man and Irish furniture designer, Eileen Gray. Save this picture!© Justin AlexanderProject gallerySee allShow lessFour Projects Shortlisted for 2017 Moriyama RAIC International PrizeArchitecture NewsUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst Design Building / Leers Weinzapfel AssociatesSelected Projects Share Manufacturers: Parachilna, Tongue n Groove, Vola Landscaper: Year: Structural Consultant: Architects: Luigi Rosselli Area Area of this architecture project Area: 98 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeLuigi RosselliOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoollahraAustraliaPublished on May 25, 2017Cite: “Bougainvillea Row House / Luigi Rosselli” 25 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.