All posts tagged: Modernist Sydney House

Lowline B by Ken Woolley for Pettit & Sevitt. Photo source: Modernhouse.co (Photographers © Michael Nicholson, © Tamara Graham)

Houzz on Pettit & Sevitt

Photo: Lowline B by Ken Woolley for Pettit & Sevitt. Photo source: Modernhouse.co (Photographers © Michael Nicholson, © Tamara Graham) Houzz recently published a handy rehash of the reasons why P&S houses work on so many levels. It’s been hard to find much information about P&S […]

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Lowline extension…

As mentioned in my earlier post, we’ve been tossing up with the issue of single storey bliss and our floor plan needs as a family. We’ve spent months going over concepts and options with our patient Architect and along the way we have managed to test the […]

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Pettit + Sevitt Elements

When we first purchased our house, the real estate agent hadn’t even noticed it was a P+S. Needless to say they freaked out afterwards, realising they might have been able to sell it for more. Nevertheless, we confirmed with the seller’s son and it was indeed […]

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When is a Seidler not a Seidler

When I first started this blog a few months ago, foremost on my mind was the conservation versus renovation conundrum. We’re part of the way to solving that issue for ourselves because we’ve decided to respect our original building and develop ideas with our architect […]

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Sydney House: The Original

In 2011, we were lucky enough to find a house which we found inspiring in its simplicity, but which also presented a challenge in a contemporary suburban context. We’ve also been informed by overseas travel and international ideas, many of which are reflected in modern […]

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