Christopher Polly

Practice Profile

Practice Name

Christopher Polly




Sydney, Australia





Established in late 2005, Christopher Polly Architect is an ideas driven and detail-design focused small practice undertaking projects across varying scales and types, including single residences and boutique commercial projects.

  • Cosgriff House

    A lightweight addition by Christopher Polly extrapolates and subverts the existing geometries of Cosgriff House.

  • Elliott Ripper House

    Christopher Polly’s Elliott Ripper House in Sydney is a simple and direct extrapolation of an existing archetypal form within a sustainably modest footprint.

  • Un-built: Woonona House Studio

    Christopher Polly’s proposal for a house and studio space in coastal NSW embraces the farmhouse typology prevalent in the area during the nineteenth century.

  • Interior Design: Darling Point Penthouse

    Christopher Polly remodels a penthouse in the Easthaven building with a central joinery device that creates a flexible and adaptable floor plan.

  • Un-built: Pugh Drinan House

    Christopher Polly’s new addition to a semi-detached terrace draws its folding form from the surrounding houses to deliver a considered response to urban living.

  • Architecture: Haines House

    Christopher Polly’s latest residential project draws its form from the neighbouring dwelling, delicately integrating old and new in this Newtown project.

  • Interior Design: Wintons Teak Showroom

    Christopher Polly designs a new flagship store showcasing Wintons’ hand-crafted, solid teak furniture.

  • Mark Gowing Design Studio

    Designed by Christopher Polly, this lightweight steel-framed warehouse volume serves as a new studio for small design firm, Mark Gowing Design.