Saturday, 31 July 2010
Roslyn Street Bar and Restaurant
Roslyn Street Potts Point in Sydney, Australia, is a triangular shaped site, less than 200m2 in size. The rounded end looks directly onto a small public space.The shape of the site exaggerates perspective, the tiny footprint amplifies the perception of height.They wanted the building to sit easily in its place, to recognise the architectural traits of its neighbours.They also wanted to take a new view of the thick masonry walls, small detailed windows and overhanging cornices typical of the area.The cornice is exaggerated to overhang the street, to suggest a room. The fine steel lined windows are slightly offset and casually misaligned.