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Contemporary New South Wales house design by Edward Szewczyk + Associates:

Big Rock House, Kangaroo Valley, Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia
Big Rock House design by Edward Szewczyk + Associates
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Big Rock House
Kangaroo Valley is a rift valley along the Kangaroo River in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia, located west of the seaside in the City of Shoalhaven.

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Location: 14 russell street, woollahra, nsw 2025, Australia

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Edward Szewczyk is an Australian Architect born in Poland. He obtained a Masters Degree in Architecture at Silesian Institute of Technology in Poland. As part of his education he organized and completed a research tour to study Western-European architecture and visited numerous architects’ offices and schools of architecture: AA in London, Delft University in Holland, University of Copenhagen, Louvain La Neuve in Belgium, Malmö University in Sweden and participated in a student exchange with Sheffield University.

In 1976 he participated in competition for ecologically sustainable housing organised by McGill University in Canada.

Prior to migrating to Australia in 1982, he practiced architecture in Poland and Switzerland. He joined the Royal Australian Institute of Architects in 1992 and in 2004 he became a Founding Member of Australian Architecture Association.

In 1993 he established Edward Szewczyk and Associates Architects in Sydney. It is a small practice focused on high quality design and developing language of interpretation of Australian landscape and small scale, high quality urban living. The projects range from objects and furniture to houses and small commercial and industrial projects.

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VOGUE LIVING – 3/1991 – Warehouse
VOGUE LIVING – Jan1992 – John St
TV SYDNEY CH9 – House and Garden – presentation of house in View Street
Annandale – 1993
HOUSE AND GARDEN- Nov1993 – Inner Secrets Additions – Annandale
HOUSE AND GARDEN BATHROOMS – 1994 – Sky High, Paddington
HOUSE AND GARDEN – 1994 – Divide and Conquer, Paddington
VOGUE LIVING – Feb/Mar 1994 – Lane Cove
VOGUE LIVING – 5/1995 – Woollahra
VOGUE APARTMENTS – 1995/1996 – Woollahra
ARCHITECTURE AUSTRALIA – May/June 1997 – Fashion Headquarters, Capitol
WORLD ARCHITECTURE (UK) – Sep1997 – Changing Rooms Capitol Australia
SMH – 6 November 1997 – Bathed In Glory, Darling Point Apartment
SPECIFIER – Issue 37 – Big Rock
MONUMENT – Issue 8- Bundeena
MONUMENT – Issue 21- Van de Scheur Winery
HOUSE AND GARDEN- Dec 2002 – Big Rock
HOUSE AND GARDEN – Mar 2003 – Big Rock
25 BEAUTIFUL HOMES – Jun/Jul 2004 – High Ideas – Big Rock house in Upper
Kangaroo River
25 BEAUTIFUL HOMES – Dec/Jan2004/2005 Calm waters – Limnos residence
URBIS SPACES – 2005-2006 – Room for Romance – St Ives
SMH – 16 April 2006 – Weekend Idyll, Big Rock
SMH – 27 August 2006 – Genevra
ARCHI-VOLTA (Poland) – Jan/March 2007 – Three Houses in Australia
ARRIVALS+DEPARTURES – winter 2007 – Folly, weekender in Kangaroo Valley
AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW – 3/5 August 2007 – Folly, weekender in
Kangaroo Valley
HOUSES – Issue59/December 2007 – Science Project, Genevra
EASTERNSUBURBSLIVING – Issue 010/December 2007 – Residence in Vaucluse
AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW – 20/24 March 2008 – ….go for the lighter
option, Genevra
SMH essential – 19 March 2009 – Make yourself at home – Dom, Residence in Woollahra.
Books and Reviews
Review of book East European Modernism – Monument 2000
150 BEST HOUSE IDEAS by Ana G.Canizares – HarperCollins Publishers and Loft
Publications NY – 2005 – Big Rock
A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Stephen Crafti – Sydney – 2008 – Folly
A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Stephen Crafti – Sydney – 2008 – Big Rock 2
POOL DESIGN by Cristina Paredes – daab publications – Cologne, London, NY –
2008 – Big Rock 2
RENOVATED SPACES by Àlex Sánchez Vidiella – Loft Publications – Barcelona –
2010 – Genevra
Competitions and Awards
Rest and Recreation Centre and Amphitheatre for town of Chelm, Poland 1978 –
First Prize in team with M. Buszek
Competition for Medium Density Housing for mining community I Chorzow, Poland
1980 – First Prize in team with Diter Paleta.
GISS Competition for International German School in Sydney – 2004 – 4th place in
team with Bylica Architekten (Germany).
Woollahra Council Conservation Award 2008 – Genevra, Winner of category for
adaptive re-use.
Exhibitions and Presentations
The Australian National University, Canberra. Polish Artists in Australia –
Migrants of 80’s.
New Breed , Architecture International Exhibition, Sydney Institute of Technology
Exhibition of selected projects at Society of Polish Architects – Katowice – under
patronage of Australian Ambassador to
Poland, 2006.
Presentation of Big Rock house in Kangaroo Valley as part of the festival Arts in the
Valley. Architect’s guided tour of the
House in conjunction with a concert by Claire Edwardes – April 2007.
Presentation of Genevra (19th century Anthrax Vaccine Laboratory conversion to
Residence) in Woollahra as part of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
HOUSES TOUR. The tour organised by NSW Chapter of RAIA – August 2008.
Presentation of Big Rock house in Kangaroo Valley as part of the festival Arts in the
Valley. Architect’s guided tour of the
House in conjunction with a concert by Ian Munro and readings by Andrew Ford –

May 2009.

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