1919 / Park + Associates

1919 / Park + Associates

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  • Main Contractor:Woh Hup (Private) Ltd
  • Civil And Structural Engineer:KTP Consultants Pte Ltd
  • M&E Engineer:Squire Mech Private Limited
  • Quantity Surveyor:LCH Quantity Surveying Consultant
  • Client:Aurum Land (Private) Limited
  • Design Team:Lim Koon Park, Christina Thean, Tan Peng Geok, Aileen Ibanez, Jeeraporn Prongsuriya
  • Country:Singapore
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Text description provided by the architects. At the heart of the client’s brief was an aspiration to pay tribute to the original shophouses that used to occupy the site.

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Having exhausted all means of preserving the shophouses due to strict planning, the scheme instead references two residential typologies related to the site – the shophouses, and the black and white bungalow. 

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The design was careful in how it borrowed from its sources to avoid transpolating architectural forms from the past into the present.

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1919 draws inspiration from the rich history of its surroundings to create a 21st century version of the celebrated black and white house. Much effort and thought has been devoted to bring the trademark features back to life and integrate contemporary design, materials and construction techniques.

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The team was confident that this approach would be able to address the architectural nostalgia and provide continuity in the site’s narrative.

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Address:110 Sophia Rd, Singapore 228175

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Cite: "1919 / Park + Associates" 23 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/775482/1919-park-plus-associates> ISSN 0719-8884
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