Luigi Rosselli Has Given This 1960s House A Fresh Update

March 22, 2019

Architect Luigi Rosselli has given a fresh and contemporary update to a home in Bellevue Hill, Australia, that was originally designed in classic modernist style by the architect George Reeves in 1963. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

 

Architect Luigi Rosselli has given a fresh and contemporary update to a home in Bellevue Hill, Australia, that was originally designed in classic modernist style by the architect George Reeves in 1963.

 

Architect Luigi Rosselli has given a fresh and contemporary update to a home in Bellevue Hill, Australia, that was originally designed in classic modernist style by the architect George Reeves in 1963. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

Influences from the work of Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, are evident throughout the house, like the voluptuous form of the concrete awning that covers the entry.


Influences from the work of Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, are evident throughout this house, like the voluptuous form of the concrete awning that covers the entry. #Landscaping #Architecture #ModernHouse

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

A large oversized, pivoting white front door welcomes visitors to the home.


A large oversized, pivoting white front door welcomes visitors to this modern house. #FrontDoor #PivotingDoor

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

Once inside the home, there are sinuous curved ceiling bulkheads in the lounge, dining and kitchen spaces, as well as a built-in fireplace.


This modern house has sinuous curved ceiling bulkheads in the lounge, dining and kitchen spaces, as well as a built-in fireplace. #LivingRoom #Fireplace #InteriorDesign

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

Sharing the open plan interior is the kitchen with a small breakfast table, and the dining room.


This modern white kitchen sits beside a small breakfast area and a larger dining area. #WhiteKitchen #InteriorDesign #ModernKitchen

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

Walls and heavily framed windows were removed to make way for barely there floor-to-ceiling steel and glass windows, connecting the interior to the outdoor spaces, like an outdoor lounge with a bbq area.


Floor-to-ceiling steel and glass windows, connecting the interior of this modern house to the outdoor spaces, like an lounge with a bbq area. #SlidingGlassDoors #OutdoorLounge

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

The sliding glass doors also open up to the rest of the backyard, where there’s an additional seating area and a swimming pool.


The sliding glass doors of this modern house open up to the backyard, where there multiple seating areas and a swimming pool. #Backyard #OutdoorSeating #OutdoorLounge #SwimmingPool

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

The secondary seating area features a large, curved, slightly sunken, built-in wood slat seat that focuses on the fire bowl.


This modern backyard features a swimming pool and a large, curved, slightly sunken, built-in wood slat seat that focuses on the fire bowl. #Landscaping #OutdoorSeating #SwimmingPool #Backyard

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

Back inside and by the front door are stairs that lead up to the bedrooms and bathrooms.


This modern house has white walls with dark stone stairs. #Stairs #StairDesign

Photography © Prue Ruscoe

In one of the bathrooms, a white vanity with a built-in basin sits below a large mirror that reflects the fish pattern on the opposite wall.


In this modern bathroom, a white vanity with a built-in basin sits below a large mirror that reflects the fish pattern on the opposite wall. #ModernBathroom #WhiteBathroom

Photography © Prue Ruscoe | Design Architect: Luigi Rosselli | Project Architect: Manuelle Schelp for Studio Schelp, Rebecca Munro | Interior Designer: Alwill Interiors | Builder: Sydcon Building Services | Structural Consultant: Geoff Nines Fong and Partners Pty Ltd | Joiner: Corelli Joinery | Landscaper: Dangar Barin Smith   Steel Framed Windows: Enviro Window Designs

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