The architecture can leverage on the peripheral planting further by allowing more indoor spaces to spill out.
From the same architects of Faber House, a similar formal strategy was employed, but with a slight increase in scale.
House 24 is a two-generation house that captures the idyllic setting and views of a public park.
This house is highly commended for the innovative quality of the space within such a narrow and tight site.
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.
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 judges acknowledged the architect’s effort to account for the neighbouring two buildings and bring them into a dialogue.
It is memorable and delightful architecture made with simple materials and capitalising on many mundane workings of architectural details.
What is impressive is how the architects worked closely with the clients to achieve a manifestation of their brand and philosophy.
The project uses a simple strategy that broke away from the typical blockish configuration of local schools.
The interior is appropriate for old people in terms of its ambience and the use of colours is effective, refreshing and not overdone.
This project demonstrates a high level of provision of public spaces in tropical high-rise living.
The amount of research work that the team has done to uncover the material on the original church is commendable.
The architect took on the deep rectangular plan as an opportunity to create a central illuminated atrium.
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.
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.
The formality of the living area, realised in recycled teak panels is further contrasted by the lightness of the bedroom suites.
The architect created a well-crafted civic object that remains open to its surroundings. The sharp detailing has achieved a lightness and screen-like quality to the building.
The quality of the landscape, details and public spaces was impressive, effectively supporting the layout of the residential units.