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House Tour: How to work around an oddly-shaped home

Don't let your home's odd shape deter you from creating a sleek, urban oasis. This family, with the help of Ho Wai Keong from Amber, managed to overcome the obstacle of strange angles in their space and created a large, spacious home with minimal renovation. Wai Keong offers some tips for folks in the same predicament.

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WORK AROUND TIGHT SPOTS
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The initial footprint of the kitchen was confined to a petite, odd corner of the home. So Wai Keong knocked down one wall, opening it into the living room and replacing it with an angled bar counter for more space. The bar counter has windows that allow more light into the kitchen.

TAILOR THE SPACE FOR THE USER
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Windows, instead of an open space were used to keep in cooking fumes, matching the owner's habit of cooking big meals for their family. Also, appliances and fittings were placed around the kitchen so that they are no more than two steps from each other.

MAKE IT EASY ON THE EYE
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Keeping the home's decor simple helped keep the home's atmosphere relaxing. Wood-lookalike laminate is applied on both rows of wardrobes and the bathroom door, concealing the latter while creating a neat, cocooning vibe.


 

 

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