The Harry & Penelope Seidler House is approached by a small entry bridge, which leads from the street front garage to the uppermost of four half levels.

Harry Seidler, the Austrian-born Australian architect credited with bringing Bauhaus Modernism to Australia, left an impressive imprimatur on Australia’s urban environment with ambitious public buildings such as Sydney’s Grosvenor Place and the much-belov

The outstanding feature of Rose Seidler House is that it is one of the purest examples of mid-century modern domestic architecture in Australia. Photo by Secret Design Studio, Melbourne. www.secretdesignstudio.com

The outstanding feature of Rose Seidler House is that it is one of the purest examples of mid-century modern domestic architecture in Australia. Photo by Secret Design Studio, Melbourne. www.secretdesignstudio.com

Taking shape at a pivotal time in his career, Harry Seidler set out to create something almost impregnable. Yet the home remains eminently livable and remains Penelope Seidler's favorite building.

✨From Deco to Atom✨the Harry and Penelope Seidler House Sydney 1967 (designed by the owners

BassamFellows Journal - HARRY & PENELOPE SEEDIER HOUSE A Medieval redoubt in suburban Australia; the house, with its bridge and use of concrete and stone, evokes an 'elegant' fortress.

Harry Seidler, the Austrian-born Australian architect credited with bringing Bauhaus Modernism to Australia, left an impressive imprimatur on Australia’s urban environment with ambitious public buildings such as Sydney’s Grosvenor Place and the much-belov

Since being finished in 1967 the house has remained completely unchanged, save for the addition of a swimming pool, which sits seamlessly within the site.

Harry Seidler, the Austrian-born Australian architect credited with bringing Bauhaus Modernism to Australia, left an impressive imprimatur on Australia’s urban environment with ambitious public buildings such as Sydney’s Grosvenor Place and the much-belov

Penelope Seidler, who has lived in the house since its completion, refers to the site as the typical “architect’s block,” with its steep vertical drop and secluded landscape.

Harry Seidler, the Austrian-born Australian architect credited with bringing Bauhaus Modernism to Australia, left an impressive imprimatur on Australia’s urban environment with ambitious public buildings such as Sydney’s Grosvenor Place and the much-belov

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