Chiltern House by WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

Chiltern House by WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

Architects: WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design
Location: Singapore
Year: 2013
Area: 5,306 sqft
Photo courtesy: Aaron Pocock

The spaces in this family home on Chiltern Drive in focal Singapore were made like an article of clothing, woven around the requirements and yearnings of its tenants. The home tried to be profoundly established, joined with the encompassing environment, the historical backdrop of its improvement, and also the family’s way of life.


The house was developed as a solitary solid structure. The woven steel support and crude timber formwork into which the solid was thrown have engraved the procedure of building into its surfaces, with tough lines in the solid and insights of steel fortification in the dividers and edges. As the early morning sun throws shadows over the textured even groups abandoned in the solid where the timber formwork once was, the memory of the development process itself denote the progression of time and helps the family to remember the exertion, longing, and acknowledgment of their fantasy.


The spaces inside and around the house were intended for every relative to make the most of their own security and cooperative with nature, and in addition spaces where they could definitively meet up in the creation and continuation of family ceremonies around dinners, welcome, and homecomings. The house is verbalized around a square geometry in arrangement, yet the spatial game plan inside of this clear structure is a perplexing exchange of substantial and profound spaces and associations that extend over the length of the house in different headings.


These stretched rooms draw the eye crosswise over them, now and again identifying with the perspectives of the greenery enclosure, crosswise over developed windows that skirt the horizon and skyline or to center the misrepresented points of view on select components inside of a room. These visual associations inside of the rooms and also from space to space unite the tenants and make them mindful of one another’s developments inside of the house and in addition emphatically connect the house to its encompassing surroundings.


The living and lounge areas are associated in one nonstop space with a swimming pool toward one side and a back greenery enclosure at the other. Along the length of the room, a low straight window sill cast into the folds of the divider and a long even window opening give a private and direct association with the scene, and in addition easygoing seating that can serenely oblige one or numerous individuals. Correspondingly, the far reaching kitchen island that stretches out over the tall and stupendous kitchen runs parallel to an expansive perspective of the back greenhouse and makes the kitchen a splendid and lovely room that is the same amount of a social space as a working zone.


With this building dialect of profound spaces and broad windows, emotional straight vistas of the greenhouses that encompass the house are encircled. The perspectives to the greenery give a feeling of peacefulness and reflection to the occupants and ground them to their surroundings. The finish of these perspectives happens in the main room that keeps running over the whole front façade of the top story with a solitary level opening over its facade. This expansive window takes in a staggering and continuous perspective of the rural horizon past.


Despite the fact that the house was outlined as an incorporated affair of the structural engineering, inside and scene plan, every control has its one of a kind expression and idea; the building design with its rough solid tasteful and communicated development handle, the scene with four levels of unmistakable answers for diverse spatial goals utilizing an assortment of tropical scene procedures, and the insides with a woven artwork of individual ancient rarities that quietly pass on the historical backdrop of the family.

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