Everything is well balanced even with the oversized furniture (see that huge office table) and the bold art work in the dining room. Speaking of the open dining space the 10-person dining set grabs the eye as it’s stunningly illuminated by a series of cube pendants. Even more fascinating are the rays of the rising and setting sun flow in similar pattern into the dining room.
A classic sofa set and a table with 12 leather armchair displayed under spectacular lighting in the open living area cum dining space alone could lure you into this fantastic house. The houses have got a wonderful mix of construction materials that maneuvers tradition into modern architecture. The Portland Street Duplex homes offer a good deal of openness while preserving your privacy.
The house sports the looks of a box that is slightly bent and fully transparent. The house reveals a careful and rigorous treatment of a bent and cut volume without dropping the elements of the charm. By day time you will get to see the landscape of the valley behind the house. The house includes four bedrooms dining room and a kitchen and also sports as many as six gardens.
Designed by architect Desmond Ong on a minimalist concept the Singapore residence has had its wall removed so as to provide the feel of open space. It is light airy and seemingly spacious. By avoiding bulky interiors and furniture the design has been given a sense of added openness. Usage of light colors and large glass windows gives also adds to large space outlook. The bedrooms and the bathroom designs are kept very simple while the open glass windows provide fro a green view outside.
The interiors are reached via a small entrance adorned with a fully glazed two story wall overlooking the back garden. Here a flight of stairs leads to the first floor – where copper-clad storage space on one side of the long corridor ensures an uncluttered residential space.
The owner’s demand was to create an urban touch to this age-old house and the architects started working on the single- storey residence with four bedrooms. Initially they divided the entire area into private and public spaces separated by a fairly large pool. A long bridge serves as the connection between public and private spaces.
A centrally situated atrium covered with a glass roof offers the general design idea – a bright open collection of spaces that promise to offer the family living here many cherished memories. The combined kitchen dining and living room open up to the garden flooding the main living spaces with natural light. Take a look at the details that compose a simple but elegant space arrangement – surely you will find some items worth mentioning.