House 101 by Raka Dewan

By Raka Dewan

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The resultant design is a composition of precise lines and interlocking volumes that blends harmoniously and creates a distinctly contemporary residence. Multi layered facade provides sunshading and controlled cross-ventilation. 82 83 Meticulous detailing in steel, glass, concrete and stone is evident throughout the house. The entrance is via a glass-sided bridge over a void that brings light to the guest suites. The access to the bedrooms on the Eastern flank of the house. 84 85 Ensuite bathrooms looking towards wooded valey.

In addition, the client had Landscape Salad Dressing certain feng shui requirements. Two of the key requirements that to some extent shaped the massing Civil & Structure SB Ng & Associates and layout of the design was that no hole be bored into the ground and that the house to be under one Quantity Surveyor CCL Chartered Surveyors Pte Ltd roof. The first requirement ruled out the possibility of a basement and the need for the swimming pool to be raised. Site area 600m2 GFA 490m2 Photography Albert Lim A key objective was to create open and permeable living spaces with direct relationships to the surrounding nature, while at the same time, designing for privacy.

Past the double height stone wall, the bridge spans a void that opens up to the basement guest suites. This dramatic approach ends at the door where one faces breathtaking views of the valley from the open plan living and dining space. Minimal service space was planned at the ground floor with the Luxuriant planting softens the high concrete retaining walls that provide security from Setiamurni road. remaining in the basement; this allows an expanse of free space with unobstructed views. The service box on plan is balanced with the library box beyond the pool.

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