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Alex Popov

Privacy and Connection

This elegantly simple house by Popov Bass Architects combines connection and separation to provide an ideal family home on a stunning Sydney harbourside site. Paul McGillick discovers a fully integrated fit-out where the architects have also designed and specified the interior furnishings and finishes.

Alex Popov’s Elegant Urban Retreat

In Habitus 14 we visited a new house by Alex Popov in the Sydney suburb of Mosman, and in Habitus 18 we learn a little about the architect himself. Now Paul McGillick returns to the house and gets Alex to walk him through and explain the design strategies he employed.