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Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Liu Eland House

The proposal for a young family entails a new two-storey house on an inner-suburban site. Its formal composition to the street and rear is a uniquely crafted and direct response to setback and building height plane controls. It offers a model for den... More

Project • By WALARestaurants

RamenYa 1000Wat Emporium Melbourne

RamenYa is a chain of Japanese ramen noodle shops in Melbourne and the chain unveiled its flagship restaurant in Emporium Melbourne. A unique aspect of this project was the inclusion of a second restaurant, 1000wat, in a shared context where bot... More

Project • By WALAPrivate Houses

Downside Up House

Nestled in a diverse neighbourhood pocket in Albert Park, the original building was a dilapidated double-fronted Victorian house book-ended by a double-storey terrace house on its south side. The house is located on a corner allotment that is pinched... More

Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Cosgriff House

A substantial lower ground room is inserted under the original fabric, harnessing the fall in the site towards the rear. It extends deeply beneath the existing dwelling and outwards towards the garden to transform the original dwelling in combination... More

Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Haines House

Haines House is located in the inner city Sydney suburb of Newtown. The project provides a model for grafting a singular substantial volume to an existing single storey semi-detached dwelling while capturing a centrally retained bathroom within the n... More

Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Unfurled House

An articulated two-storey framed volume is sensitively stitched to the rear original fabric, while retaining its front Federation masonry and hipped envelope as part of its environmental, economic and planning values. It has a sectional split-level r... More

Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Elliott Ripper House

The project simply and directly extrapolates existing formal qualities in plan and section, with extension of key existing materials and finishes to retain some memory of its previous incarnation - while providing a significantly expanded series of c... More

Project • By Christopher Polly ArchitectPrivate Houses

Camden Street House

The design involves a new lightweight steel framed and glazed addition adjoining the ground floor kitchen, which is read as a separate structure from the main residence, thus maintaining the architectural integrity of the existing residence. A new ki... More