Located in Singapore a woodlands suburb that is home to some of the best contemporary houses in the country the was in need of a major overhaul. The original façade was both old and cramped and featured interiors that were poorly lit and visually suffocating. But Hong Kong-based Locus Associates transformed the house into a beautiful modern home with a style of its own!
Sitting above and occupying a small sloping site the uses smart architectural solutions to overcome the structural conundrums that it faces while keeping the aesthetics of the home intact. Designed by Craig Steely Architecture the trendy house is built on a which also serves as a spacious garage.
The house places great emphasis on ensuring that the interior seamlessly extends to the outdoors so that the courtyard becomes an integral part of the living area. The color scheme is kept largely neutral with white and black dominating the entire house.
The public areas have been placed on the top level so the homeowners can enjoy the best possible views from the family area. A stylish living room kitchen dining space and pantry complete this part of the home. The interior is kept completely neutral with white and grey being used extensively. Warm wooden accents stylish pendant lights and sleek contemporary fireplaces enhance the allure of this beautiful Canadian home.
Crafted by MU Architecture to take complete advantage of the beautiful surrounding landscape the home features large sliding glass doors and windows that offer some much needed visual and textural contrast. The ground floor embraces this overdose of wood with an entry that is completely covered with wooden panels.
But they were so mesmerized by the angular exterior traditional silhouette and the gorgeous landscape around it the project soon turned into an extensive renovation. The task fell to architect and interior designer of Levy Hamitzer architects who did deliver in style!
Though the house predominantly uses white and silvery grey pops of yellow green and blue add instant brightness and elevate the ambiance. An entertainment area kids’ bedrooms and the master bedroom and bath are tucked away on the top level. Exposed steel beams and the overwhelming presence of glass also give the home a hint of an industrial vibe.