The formality of the living area, realised in recycled teak panels is further contrasted by the lightness of the bedroom suites.
The project uses a simple strategy that broke away from the typical blockish configuration of local schools.
This luxurious one unit per floor residential development is handled with a skilful understatement. It accomplished this feat with a simple, elegant and unpretentious structure.
The judges appreciated the difficulty of interfacing between two conservation buildings of disparate style and thus lauded the architects’ effort to connect the three buildings together as one continuous showroom.
The amount of research work that the team has done to uncover the material on the original church is commendable.
The conserved 2-storey shophouse in brick and timber is well contrasted by the new steel, concrete and glass addition.
The quality of the landscape, details and public spaces was impressive, effectively supporting the layout of the residential units.
The jury appreciated the arrangement of the blocks to define a sequence opening up to the view, as well as the use of topography to mediate the scale of what is a large complex.
From the same architects of Faber House, a similar formal strategy was employed, but with a slight increase in scale.
The judges acknowledged the architect’s effort to account for the neighbouring two buildings and bring them into a dialogue.
It is heartening to note the role that design has played to make this the inclusive environment for the training and employment of people with disabilities.
The planning on the difficult site integrated landscape in between the buildings and made an open and unintimidating environment for the keeping of animals.
House 24 is a two-generation house that captures the idyllic setting and views of a public park.
This project demonstrates a high level of provision of public spaces in tropical high-rise living.
What is impressive is how the architects worked closely with the clients to achieve a manifestation of their brand and philosophy.
The project addresses its surroundings with a wonderful attempt to reciprocate with Hong Lim Park.
The interior is appropriate for old people in terms of its ambience and the use of colours is effective, refreshing and not overdone.
Despite the built-up and issue of privacy, the design skillfully managed to achieve a high degree of openness and integration of gardens and roofscapes.
This house is highly commended for the innovative quality of the space within such a narrow and tight site.
This is a well-executed house achieved with a minimalist set of formal elements.