A 450 sqm home in Singapore designed by Aamer Architects, makes a strong case for the viability tropical residential design in a dense urban context. Making use a passive solar design principles, The Siglap Plain House combines a strong sense of design and geometry with a bold use of materials to create an exemplary blend of contextual contemporary design deliberately crafted for its geographical situation.
Here’s a description from the architects (via archdaily),
Solid boundary walls and landscaping mitigate the traffic noise from the main road while providing an intriguing visual delight to bus drivers, passengers and passersby.
The grand double volume living room, surrounded by a mezzanine study, library and corridors improves connection between occupants and gives the living space a dynamic interactive quality.