The living room is elevated to second floor, enabling the living spaces to be viewed through the façade. This strategy not only satisfies the need for privacy in living area, but also adds character to the streetscape. Being long-time dwellers of New York City, the clients often talked about their previous home in New York. The exterior façade, clad in aged red bricks, immediately recalls the townhouse style adopted in the Big Apple.
The style is striking and immediately stands out in Singapore, where the trend leans towards white and glass boxes. The use of symmetrical orders, along with a re-interpretation of the classical elements by using modern material accentuates and defines the property.