Edward Szewczyk & Associates, Architects

Woollahra | Since 1993

Edward Szewczyk & Associates, Architects
14 Russell Street, nsw 2025 Woollahra, Australia
Phone +61 2 9369 2474
Fax +61 2 9387 8353

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Edward Szewczyk & Associates, Architects
Edward Szewczyk, MArch

Edward Szewczyk is an Australian Architect born in Poland. He obtained a Masters Degree in Architecture at the Silesian Institute of Technology in Poland. As part of his education he participated in a student exchange with Sheffield University and 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, Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium, Malmö University in Sweden.

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 a language of interpretation of the Australian landscape and small scale, high quality urban living. The projects range from objects and furniture to houses and commercial and industrial projects.

Competitions

‧GISS Competition for International German School in Sydney - 2004 - 4th place in team with Bylica Architekten (Germany).
‧Competition for Medium Density Housing for mining community I Chorzow, Poland 1980 - First Prize in team with Diter Paleta.

Publications

‧WORLD ARCHITECTURE NEWS - July 2010 - Splash in the Country Site - Big Rock Jetty
‧SMH essential - 19 March 2009 - Make yourself at home – DOM, Residence in Woollahra
‧AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW - 20/24 March 2008 - ….go for the lighter option, Genevra
‧EASTERNSUBURBSLIVING - Issue 010/December 2007 - Residence in Vaucluse
‧HOUSES - Issue59/December 2007 – Science Project, Genevra
‧AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW - 3/5 August 2007 - Folly, weekender in Kangaroo Valley
‧ARRIVALS+DEPARTURES - winter 2007 - Home is where the burning heart is - Folly, weekender in Kangaroo Valley
‧ARCHI-VOLTA (Poland) - Jan/March 2007 - Three Houses in Australia
‧SMH - 27 August 2006 - Winning formula - Genevra
‧SMH - 16 April 2006 - Weekend Idyll, Big Rock
‧URBIS SPACES - 2005-2006 - Room for Romance - St Ives
‧URBIS SPACES - 2005-2006 - Room for Romance - St Ives
‧25 BEAUTIFUL HOMES - Dec/Jan2004/2005 Calm waters - Limnos residence
‧25 BEAUTIFUL HOMES - Jun/Jul 2004 - High Ideas - Big Rock house in Upper Kangaroo River
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN - Mar 2003 - Big Rock
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN - Mar 2003 - Big Rock
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN - Dec 2002 - Big Rock
‧NEWCASTLE HERALD - June 2001 - Restaurant in the Winery - Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley
‧MONUMENT - Issue 21 - Van de Scheur Winery
‧MONUMENT - Issue 8 - Bundeena
‧SPECIFIER - Issue 37 - Big Rock
‧10 ESSENTIAL KITCHEN DESIGNS - 1998
‧SMH - 6 November 1997 - Bathed In Glory, Darling Point Apartment
‧SMH - 6 November 1997 - Bathed In Glory, Darling Point Apartment
‧WORLD ARCHITECTURE (UK) - Sep1997 - Changing Rooms Capitol Australia Headquarters
‧ARCHITECTURE AUSTRALIA - May/June 1997 - Fashion Headquarters, Capitol
‧VOGUE APARTMENTS - 1995/1996 - Woollahra
‧VOGUE LIVING - 5/1995 - Woollahra
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN - 1994 - Divide and Conquer, Paddington
‧VOGUE LIVING - Feb/Mar 1994 - Lane Cove
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN BATHROOMS - 1994 - Sky High, Paddington
‧TV SYDNEY CH9 - House and Garden - presentation of house in View Street Annandale - 1993
‧HOUSE AND GARDEN - Nov1993 - Inner Secrets Additions - Annandale
‧VOGUE LIVING - Jan1992 - John St
‧CORPORATE AND OFFICE DESIGN – 1991 - APA
‧VOGUE LIVING - 3/1991 - Warehouse
‧CORPORATE AND OFFICE DESIGN – 1991 - Warehouses

Awards

‧World Architecture Festival, Barcelona 2010 - Big Rock Jetty, Shortlisted for WAF - November 2010.
‧Woollahra Council Conservation Award 2008 - Genevra, Winner of category for adaptive re-use.
‧Rest and Recreation Centre and Amphitheatre for town of Chelm, Poland 1978 - First Prize in team with M. Buszek

Exhibitions

‧World Architecture Festival, Barcelona 2010 - Big Rock Jetty, presentation at WAF - November 2010.
‧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.
‧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 Claire Edwardes – April 2007.
‧Exhibition of selected projects at Society of Polish Architects – Katowice - under patronage of Australian Ambassador to
Poland, 2006.
‧New Breed , Architecture International Exhibition, Sydney Institute of Technology 1988.
‧The Australian National University, Canberra. Polish Artists in Australia – Migrants of 80’s.

Books & Reviews

‧RENOVATED SPACES by Àlex Sánchez Vidiella - Loft Publications - Barcelona - 2010 - Genevra
‧POOL DESIGN by Cristina Paredes - daab publications - Cologne, London, NY – 2008 – Big Rock 2
‧A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Stephen Crafti - Sydney – 2008 – Big Rock 2
‧A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Stephen Crafti - Sydney – 2008 – Folly
‧150 BEST HOUSE IDEAS by Ana G.Canizares - HarperCollins Publishers and Loft Publications NY - 2005 - Big Rock
‧Review of book East European Modernism - Monument 2000