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 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.
The blocks have then been interconnected by an open staircase. The front elevation of the house is kept off sight from street. The huge door welcomes you to the inner wonders. The entrance leads you to a beautiful bluish pool which is near to entrance of the building. Right at the middle of the structure is a double height space which acts as a corridor to the rest of the house.
You would get to enjoy the breeze from the nearby ocean during summer and that’s nature’s way to keep you cool all year. Okay the site seems perfect. But what really matters is what’s inside the house. Right from the entrance you would feel the wonderful architecture inside. Interiors are optimally decorated with expensive accessories right from the floor fur to window drapes.
To get an urban feel slide- stalk doors were placed at its interface of interior and exterior. Interior designing for the house was done by M Square Lifestyle Necessities. They were keen on balancing furniture and artwork for getting a blend of contemporary and traditional interiors. Wooden and leather furniture deployed in this building further increased the natural outlook.
Unless you have a housekeeping service or love the country cottage look. Relaxing clean lines are easy to live with and maintain. If you eliminate the silk plants drapes knickknacks and ornate furniture you will also eliminate most of your dust.
Although you may have many homes in your life your may be the only one you can decorate to please no one but yourself. Bachelor pads offer a unique opportunity to have everything you ever wanted to have in your home. The sky is the limit and there are no rules. If you love to play pool and always eat from a frozen dinner tray on the couch you can put a pool table in the dining room if you want to.