Rose Seidler House

Deck, Rose Seidler House, April 2011

A new way of living

Once word spread about the newly built Rose Seidler House in 1950, it was the ‘most talked about house in Sydney’. Seventy years on, it's impossible to deny the strength and daring of Seidler's vision

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An environment for living: Rose Seidler House

From the curtains to the coffee table and the cutlery, every object and fitting in the house Harry Seidler designed for his parents was of a functional and flexible design that reflected the modern lifestyle

Rose Seidler (left) and Bea Evans seated in the living room, Rose Seidler House

Conserving Harry Seidler’s sofa 

A sofa Harry Seidler designed for Rose Seidler House was conserved and reupholstered, and the process revealed some unexpected findings

Page from photograph album: Julian Rose house, 67 Clissold Road Turramurra, 1952-1956 : designed by Harry Seidler 1949/1950

The Julian Rose house

A family photo album donated to the Caroline Simpson Library, documents the construction of an architectural icon – the Julian Rose house, designed by architect Harry Seidler in 1951