Tangga House / Guz Architects

© Patrick Bingham Hall

Architects: Guz Architects
Location: ,
Project Architect: Gan Ren Ying
C & S Engineer: MSE Consultants
M & E Engineer: Herizal Fitri Consultants
Main Contractor: Sun Ho Construction
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Patrick Bingham Hall

© Patrick Bingham Hall

The house is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, laid out around a central green courtyard with a double height stair and entry area forming the focal point of the project. The L-shaped plan creates open spaces which encourage natural ventilation and offer resident’s views over the courtyard to the verandah, roof gardens and beyond. Lushly planted roof gardens surround the house and add to the effect that nature is evident in every part of the house. The large roof above the courtyard creates an indoor and outdoor space leading to the gardens and swimming pool which wraps around two sides of the house.

© Patrick Bingham Hall

The tangga house hopefully gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in singapores hot tropical climate.

Cite: "Tangga House / Guz Architects" 31 Jul 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Nov 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=70892>
  • Uriel

    in my very personal point of view… this looks kind of “new rich”…

    • Nobody

      oh come on this is archdaily, where’s the snobbery? .. nouveau riche.

  • j

    looks almost like renderings to me! :)

    can anyone explain how this extruded pool works?

  • zandar

    wow… nice pool !
    a house standing on water.. nice

  • devoid

    Where are the dolphins? Oh, wait…

  • jon miller

    It’s a render! You didn’t fool me x

  • SGTycoon

    It’s a unique house. I’ve been there b4. ^_^

  • Thontho

    plan,section?

    Nong Nu,work hard na.

  • Fernando

    Smell like render!

    nice ones by the way…

    • case

      Looks like they may be photos with some ‘embellishments’… fake sky, vegetation and landscaping rock. Either way, pretty cool place. That would definitely be a fun vacation home.

  • Formula

    What`s with the Pool! ahahaha NICE

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