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Located at Bremer Bay on the rugged southern coast of Western Australia, this rural site (and its adventurous owners) provided an exciting opportunity to escape from suburban geometrical restrictions. The site also offered perfect orientation with northerly views over the Bay.

Inspired by the maritime history of the Southern Ocean, the outline of the house resembles a yacht, and allows most of the rooms to access the views, and the cooling summer breezes.

The partially enclosed verandah allows outdoor living for a variety of weather conditions, including a TV for watching the cricket and the footy.

Sydney Project Addresses

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Stunning Views

Sustainable Development

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peter downes architect

Welcome to my website. I specialise in difficult sites with spectacular views, anywhere in Australia.

Inspired by a life – long love affair with the Australian landscape, and a passion for architecture, I design people’s dream homes.

With decades of experience in architecture and engineering, no site presents too much of a challenge, so let me create an innovative masterpiece for you & your loved ones.

I am a winner of 58 AWARDS, and I would love to win another one with your project.


Mission statement

Every site is different, and so are its’ owners, so every project on my website is unique. Our aim is to find that one perfect design that maximises the good characteristics of the site and minimises the bad. And we love happy clients!


Some client’s comments

“Peter continuously surprises me with his lateral thinking and futuristic design ideas.”

“You are a legend and the design is really fantastic.”

“Outstanding result, what a brain!”

“After two architects submitted very disappointing and predicable options, we struck gold with Peter.”

“Peter’s design is not only unique but our house has a WOW factor.”

“We are delighted with our result and would have no hesitation in recommending him, particularly where elements of ‘spice’ and excitement are needed.”

“A brilliant performance.”

“You came up with a unique design that was exactly what we wanted.”

“Thanks Peter. We absolutely love the design.”

“We are completely delighted with the amazing design that you have come up with.”