This contemporary new addition is a two-storey pavilion which provides a volumetrically expansive double-height living area, and serves as a generously proportioned ‘garden room’ with large apertures capturing sky and landscape views.
Christopher Polly Architect
Christopher Polly Architect is an award winning design and ideas-focused architecture practice established by Christopher Polly in Sydney in late 2005. In the same year the practice was selected by the Australian Institute of Architects for the ‘Emerging Young Architects’ Houses Tour and it has received wide coverage in numerous international and local publications.
The practice has extensive experience in the design and procurement of projects across varied scales and types for complex sites and programs and undertakes all stages of each project - underscored by solid working relationships with consultants and builders. Our process provides highly personalised architectural services to clients, resulting in high quality crafted outcomes that are meticulously detailed and finished. Projects encompass new houses, additions and alterations to existing houses, multi-residential developments and boutique retail, restaurant and workplace environments.
The Elliott Ripper House project presents an appropriately simple and direct extrusion of an existing archetypal form within a sustainably modest footprint. Treated pine rusticated weatherboards extrapolate the existing material and finish found at the front of the house
Unfurled House is a family home recently completed by Christopher Polly Architect in Sydney, Australia. An articulated two-storey volume is sensitively stitched to the rear fabric of a Federation masonry and hipped envelope to provide significant additional freedom for the owners and their children to grow into. Environmental, cost and planning values entailed in retaining […]