Designed in 2013 by Wallflower Architecture + Design, this modern two-storey personal residence is located in Bukit Timah, Singapore.
Description by Wallflower Architecture + Design This home sits on excessive floor, and the rear of the location has fantastic views overlooking the greener and extra prosperous residential addresses in Singapore. Our shopper’s temporary was to design a house of two tales, with an attic, and importantly a roof terrace dealing with the rear and overlooking the valley. The home is expressed by coupling two varieties; a tall and slender single-room width block housing the main bedroom, research and attic-dwelling and the broader block on the rear accommodating two youngsters bedrooms aspect by aspect. The formal expression the home can also be a response to the strict native interpretation of attic tips. The home deploys a multi-layered façade of operable glass doorways and home windows, a veil of operable vertical timber louvers punctuated by clear glass bay home windows, horizontal aluminium sunscreen and vertically drawn blinds. Different expressions of fabric and composition however primarily enabling the house owners to regulate the quantity of solar screening, breeze, and look at. Sometimes it isn’t simply what the house owners need to see, however what the neighbours can see of them. Semi-indifferent homes are likely to endure from gloom within the deep central elements of the home. Unlike indifferent homes, semi-indifferent houses have solely openings on three sides. Careful planning and perceive the character of daylight shifting all through the day has resulted in daylight and breezes refreshing every nook of the home. Light and air wells are additional slotted in-between the celebration wall and the home. All three ranges are related by way of a staircase completed in limestone. The format on the primary storey is straightforward, comprising the lounge, eating, kitchen, visitor room and a young children’s pool. On the second storey, a household room and three bedrooms for our shopper and their two youngsters. The main bedroom has a bit of research loft above and that’s additional linked to the attic dwelling and roof terrace. Irrespective of degree or location, the informal mild that bathes the interior areas of the home leaves no space undesirable however it’s the informal attic terrace with its ‘million-greenback’ views that’s the literal ‘mild-home’; It’s such successful that the house owners host most of their events and household gatherings on the third degree, to see and be seen from throughout.
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