Faber Terrace / HYLA Architects

Faber Terrace / HYLA Architects

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  • Architects: HYLA Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  374 Area:  374
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014 Year:  2014
  • Photographs photographs:  Derek SwalwellPhotographs:  Derek Swalwell
  • Main Contractor:V-Tech Construction Pte Ltd
  • Structural Engineer:Tenwit Consultants Pte Ltd
  • Site Area:323 m2
  • Principal Architect:Mr. Han Loke Kwang
  • Assistant Architects:Domenic Daniel, Charissa Chan
  • Country:Singapore
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Text description provided by the architects. This terrace sits at a corner site and thus the full side of the house fronts the side street. To preserve the privacy but still allowing light and ventilation, a slatted timber screen covers the entire side elevation. At the front, an outdoor terrace with a high volume fronts the main garden.

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The space continues into the double volume living room with a feature book shelf that extends two stories. The 1st storey has an open plan and large glass sliding doors open up to the lush side garden.

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One enters the house into the triple volume space with the cantilevered stairs on both sides of the walls.

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Cite: "Faber Terrace / HYLA Architects" 09 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/594221/faber-terrace-hyla-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
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