Sensible House is a multi-generational house with a strong commitment to natural cross ventilation, both by the owners and the architect, in their concerted effort towards climatic sensitivity. This commitment has led to a clear strategy of porosity and connection between the different levels within the house, most notably by detaching key bedrooms from the party walls resulting in delightful in-between spaces and unexpected double volume areas. These unique spatial arrangements lend themselves to a positively-surprising journey of spatial complexities and scale shifts throughout the house that is nonetheless achieved with a simple, modest material palette and a conviction to climatic responsiveness.


Hyphen Architects


Chin Jin Kiat and Esther Wong Chia Yeen

Civil and Structural Engineer

PTS Consultants

Main Contractor

Primecon Builders Pte Ltd


Darren Soh

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