Identity speaks to Neil Cownie about the award-winning Roscommon House, a family home that’s in dynamic and meaningful conversation with its unique location.
I strive to achieve built form that reflects its location, so that the building and its interior feel like they ‘belong’,” explains award-winning Australian architect Neil Cownie. Nestled in Perth’s leafy garden suburb of Floreat is Roscommon House, a mid-century-modern-inspired gem that epitomizes Cownie’s objective. In the architect’s words, “Holistic design through architecture, interior design, product design, and landscaping has been equally applied at all levels.” Indeed, the history and heritage of the surrounding area infuse every element of the project’s design; from the smallest interior details to the aesthetics and functionality of the building as a whole.
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