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Reconstruction of a Small Bungalow House in Singapore

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Siglap Plain House is a single-family home designed by Aamer Architects in Singapore.

Description by Aamer Architects: Located in front of a bus-stop at a junction of a minor road and a busy main road, this reconstruction of a small bungalow house is attracting attention from the community for its dynamic form and interesting use of materials.

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The unique combination of raw off-form concrete and finely crafted solid teak screens from Bali veils and protects the house from its harsh urban environment without compromising on views, natural light and ventilation.

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Solid boundary walls and landscaping mitigate the traffic noise from the main road while providing an intriguing visual delight to bus drivers, passengers and passersby.

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The grand double volume living room, surrounded by a mezzanine study, library and corridors improves connection between occupants and gives the living space a dynamic interactive quality.

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At ground level, the internal spaces of the house blends easily with the outdoor decks, gardens and swimming pool, which also provides passive cooling to the house.

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The master bedroom located in the attic enjoys the comfort of deep overhangs, plenty of natural light and long distant views, not typical of such a dense urban site.

Architects: Aamer Architects
Project: Siglap Plain House
Location: Singapore
Design Team: Albert Yeo, Ryan Kim
Area: 448.0 sqm
Photographs: Sanjay Kewlani

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