61jct / alterations & additions / singapore / completed 2012

the house project is an alterations and additions to an existing conservation shophouse with a new rear extension that consists of additional rooms, an external staircase and a roof terrace. the design of the interior and exterior spaces was an exercise in layering materials, textures and scales. to create a tactile experience, we used concrete cast in recycled bamboo, recycled timber, plywood, painted steel mesh, raw steel panels, rough plaster, exposed bricks and glass of varying opacity.

collaborators: jl/ da/ bb/ fl
consultants: jst
builder: tyc
architect on record: dda architects

photography credits: jeremy san