The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture

The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture

The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Exterior Photography, Garden, CourtyardThe Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Living Room, ChairThe Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, HandrailThe Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Living Room, Table, Chair, WindowsThe Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - More Images+ 16

Neutral Bay, Australia
  • Architect : Natalie Brcar, Brcar Morony Architecture
  • City : Neutral Bay
  • Country : Australia
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The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Exterior Photography, Brick, Facade
© Justin Alexander

Text description provided by the architects. The Rose House consists of alterations to a two storey house. A solid masonry façade responds to and protects the house from the site’s street frontage, a charmless and inhospitable cul-de-sac consisting of 1970s apartment building car parking podiums and the Bradfield Highway beyond. The cul-de-sac and nearby highway, a source of constant noise, needed to be addressed in the reconfiguration.

The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Living Room, Chair
© Justin Alexander
The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Image 18 of 21
Plan - Ground Floor
The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Dining room, Table, Windows, Chair
© Justin Alexander

A heavy masonry front façade with various sized apertures acting much like the battlements of a medieval castle was designed to protect the house from this environment and offer respite and tranquillity within. While a strong barrier was required, recycled bricks, some from the existing house, were used to provide warmth and texture to this façade. Black steelwork, synonymous with strength, is used as sheltering elements and frames openings within the brickwork.

The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Handrail
© Justin Alexander
The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Image 20 of 21
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The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Interior Photography, Stairs
© Justin Alexander

As one passes through the house, the solidity of the façade lightens and dissipates until there is almost nothing left between the interior and exterior spaces. The living room and master bedroom end in a wall of glass to the east and harbour views beyond. 

The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture - Exterior Photography, Garden, Courtyard
© Justin Alexander

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Cite: "The Rose House / Brcar Morony Architecture" 29 Dec 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/974350/the-rose-house-brcar-morony-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884

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