This three-storey terraced house with a basement, which belongs to Rafi and Helen Marjan, was once a single-storey property in derelict condition. Rafi’s creative background and interest in interior design led to his decision to oversee the redesign of the home.
Home for Theodore Chan, senior director at CIAP Architects, is this 3,900 sq ft two-storey plus attic intermediate terrace house in Serangoon Gardens.
Designed by Chan himself in association with MKJY Architects, it is both an example of how to live sustainably and comfortably in Singapore’s tropical climate and how to create unique spaces you can’t have in an apartment.
In this 404sqm landed property home situated at the corner of a junction and close to a school, the creative team at Hyla Architects were tasked with coming up with a solution to shield the home from public eyes as well as noise from the nearby school during the day. For this, they proposed a facade with a grid-like design.
This 30-year-old two-storey terrace home underwent a major makeover, with strong wood accents standing in contrast to clean-lined design features.
The owner’s retro and vintage furniture collection is melded with a smart living room and kitchen layout, sleek design features and some clever mix-and-match furniture choices by Museworks’ interior designer, Shawn Shum
This multi-generational terrace house was awarded ‘Building of the Year’ at the Singapore Institute of Architects’ Architectural Design Awards last year and was commended for its clever use of space despite the narrow site it sits on.
“I wanted the industrial style to come through as authentically as possible,” shares Ed, the designer of this house, who used construction beams or metal I-beams at the front and back of the ground floor of the home. He also clad the walls on the first floor, as well as the stairwell and staircase, in concrete screed.