Manser Medal runner-up - Dowling House
Dowling house, Cultra, Down
Architect: Hackett + Hall
Contract value: £240,000
Photography by: Hackett + Hall
Sited in a mature Victorian suburb, the building acts as a deep wall between forecourt and garden. There are framed views to garden trees and to the distant sea. A ‘public’ internal stair connects ground and first floor. ‘Backstage’ a more private stair connects all three floors.