Use of Peranakan motif tiles, that were commonly used in old local shophouses, where the clients had grown up during their childhood.
Juxtaposing the old elements with modern materials to re-create a unique style of aesthetic.
Exploiting the use of colours to strike a strong visual impression. And also making the house stand out amongst the neighbourhood.
Spaces and rooms were crafted to allow every member of the family to have their private space, as well as communal space for interaction.
Attic space was created above the master bedroom for the house owner’s recreational use.
All bathrooms were designed with a similar theme of nostalgia and Peranakan heritage, yet every single bathroom has their individual combinations of colours and patterns.
Stained glass with floral textures were applied onto all doors inside the house, completing the wholesome concept.
The Peranakan culture has been a part of Singapore’s multi-ethnic society. To fuse this distinct heritage into a modern house and lifestyle is a very rare opportunity. Given the context that the house occupants themselves are of Peranakan lineage, it’s a perfect decision to bring back elements of historical architecture into a modern day living space. Not only achieving visually impacting aesthetics, at the same time bringing the house occupants back to their roots.