Take a stroll through any of Perth’s neighbourhoods and you will see a variety of architectural styles and some pretty awe-inspiring homes. However, as a city that rejoices in 3,200 hours of sunshine annually it’s the coastal and river-side homes of the West Coast that residents celebrate the most.
Perth has become one of the top most livable cities in the world and is notorious for its dream homes and mansions. Many of these homes are the result of the creative minds of Perth's best architects.
This article highlights some of Perth's most talented architectural firms who have helped to shape Perth's neighbourhoods and create the gorgeous homes that you see today.
- Dane Designs Australia
- David Barr Architect
- Mountford Architects
- Neil Cownie
- Simone Robesone Architects
Dane Designs Australia
Established in 1995, Dane Design Australia is a multi-award-winning building design company with an international reputation. For nearly two decades, company founder Dane Richardson has been acknowledged as a designer that listens to clients and delivers innovative, technical and creative design. Enthusiasm, creative flair, attention to detail and an immeasurable passion is signature to each and every project they undertake.
Dane has worked as far afield as China and India and maintains ongoing commissions in Indonesia. Closer to the company office in Western Australia, DDA is constantly delivering new projects. With a diverse portfolio and numerous awards and accolades, Dane Design Australia is considered an industry leader.
View Dane Design www.danedesignaustralia.com.au.
David Barr Architect
David is an award winning architect with an extensive portfolio of beautiful homes. Located in Fremantle WA, his approach to design seeks honesty and regional appropriateness with each project. Innovative solutions are crafted through rigorous research, analysis and programmatic responsiveness.
The outcome of his work embodies an understanding of site, programme and human occupation. These notions are explored through the fundamentals of volume, light and material composition to create an atmospheric architectural design solution that’s highly liveable and comfortable.
David Barr Architect provided the header image for this article which is from a project in Claremont, Perth.
View David Barr Architect www.davidbarrarchitect.com.au.
Mountford Architects is an award winning practice led by Principal Ben Mountford, based in both Northbridge, Perth and Surry Hills, Sydney. The practice focuses on delivering thoughtful, high quality architectural solutions for new builds (residential and commercial), additions and renovations.
Over the past 8 years, Mountfords have developed a unique design aesthetic that balances an international sensibility with a regional focus. Ben Mountford and his team are passionate about creating local, timeless architecture, employing sustainable building practices and ensuring that each project interacts seamlessly with the surrounding environment.
The homes they create are focussed on the needs and lifestyles of the people living within them. They always enjoy sharing this process with their clients whether it’s from the first sketches and 3D models right through to the finished projects, allowing clients to see their dreams as they are being realised.
Neil Cownie is an award winning architect who designs buildings that are enduring in quality and responsive to the needs of our fast changing world – for families, developers, businesses and institutions.
Neil is known for his hands-on style. He is an architect who extends his expertise through all aspects of design and construction. Neil started his own boutique architectural service in 2009. His active approach is built upon considerable professional credentials. As a Design Director of renowned architectural practice Overman and Zuideveld for over 10 years, many of his numerous projects received industry awards, including RAIA Awards in the categories of Multi-Residential and Residential.
View Neil Cownie www.neilcowniearchitect.com.au.
Simone Robeson Architects
Simone Robeson is a Perth Architect specialising in contemporary architecture and interiors for both the residential and commercial fit-out markets. Graduating from University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2006, she worked in London and for several local Perth firms until starting her own business.
Creating modern, functional designs for challenging and unconventional sites is Simone’s speciality. She thrives on delivering high quality residences and interiors for a range of budgets. Strong internal project management systems, and the fact that only a few projects are taken on at any one time, enables a superior level of client service and an efficient project process.
Her work has been published on worldwide design website The Contemporist, on ABC Australia, and locally making the cover of The West Australian "New Home" lift out.
View Simone Robeson Architects www.robesonarchitects.com.au.
We hope you found this post helpful. If you are interested to learn more about the the role of an architect, the benefits of working with one, and what to look for when appointing one, please visit our parent article Top Architecture Firms Australia.
If you would like to find architects from the other major cities in Australia visit our articles below.
Image Credits: Header image by David Barr Architects | All other images sourced from the portfolios of each of architectural firms above.
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