Special deal for NTS viewers - save 20% off your monthly and annual Renderforest Plans, click bit.ly/renderforest-nts
Set inside a 1978 high rise Housing Development Board building in Singapore, this once dark and segmented Waterloo Street apartment has been transformed by multi-disciplinary design studio three-d conceptwerke into a bright, comfortable and flexible space where the owners can live, work and play. Removing all internal walls and keeping only the support beam allowed more light into the center of the apartment, with vintage white terrazzo tiles reflecting it throughout the space. Key to the overall design is a series of custom white metal cabinets on wheels that can be moved around the apartment in various configurations. In the living room, two tables, also on wheels, can be pushed together to create a larger table for dining with friends or separated to become two individual work spaces: with an original Paolo Rizzatto 265 wall lamp that can be adjusted as needed. Two sets of curtains, in front of the bedroom and kitchen, serve to provide privacy and hide clutter from guests, as well as assist directing air-conditioning throughout the home. The flexibility of the space has allowed its owners to grow into it, and left space for it to change as they do.