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The Pool House / Luigi Rosselli

  • 17:00 - 1 June, 2017
The Pool House / Luigi Rosselli
The Pool House   / Luigi Rosselli, © Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

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© Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

Text description provided by the architects. The wraparound swimming pool plays the starring role in these alterations and additions and becomes the architectural pivot that binds one hundred years of history.


The organic two-storey addition at the back of a single storey 1910 cottage is surrounded by a swimming pool and the water is the focus that holds the two distinct sections of the house together.

© Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

By extending the front veranda out to the side of the original cottage it provides a tandem carport, reinforcing the street presence and proportions. Old building techniques were adopted to construct this section, while at the rear cantilevered technology, motorised sliding louvre screens and large plate glass windows give this house a very liveable, comfortable addition The substantial cantilevered first floor master bedroom provides shade and a rainproof cover to the outdoor terrace, an elliptical stair connects the old and the new: the first floor bedrooms and the ground floor spaces.

© Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

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Cite: "The Pool House / Luigi Rosselli" 01 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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百年建筑的扩张——泳池的革新 / Luigi Rosselli Architects

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