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 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.
Located in the famous Hollywood hills in California the house has risen to the top of the yardstick on which modern buildings are compared. Whipple Russell Architects‘ brain must have had an extremely challenging phase while designing this massive structure. The house has got lots of luxury without compromising on residents’ privacy.
A wooden deck is stretched from the street through the entrance and extends up to the garden at the back. The living room has a double height roof and is located in the intermediate spaces. The huge glass walls that surround the living room allow for an unobstructed view to beautiful surroundings.
This is a unique structure with a significant portion made to float above the ground. The environment surrounding this house is really calm and tranquil giving a wonderful view to the landscape lying ahead of it. The designers have intentionally selected large glass panels for windows and doors for unobstructed view to the surrounding greenery.
Further cooling is provided by wooden paneling given at intervals along the tall walls. The interior looks as wonderful as exterior. Very beautiful and expensive furniture are just another brilliant treat to your eyes. The house gets its design after taking positional environmental and climatic factors into consideration. The designers seem to have taken extra care to provide a good amount of privacy.
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.