Designed by Cox Architecture’s Joe Agius, the Courtyard House pulls influences from Moroccan Riad techniques and Italian characteristics to form as one.
Creating a home with cooling indoor-outdoor flow is essential in Singapore’s hot, humid climes, as is a lush garden oasis to recline in.
Asian or Oriental style is a design trend that has become increasingly popular in recent years. As the world becomes more cluttered and overcrowded, the creation of minimalistic, stylish and harmonious landscapes becomes more important to people as a way to escape the hustle and bustle.
An un-used inner-city back yard is reinvented as a Garden room, finding a functional partnership with the house. In this renovation of a late Victorian home, by Welsh+Major, we see the potential for under-utilsed space fully realised in the form of a green sanctuary. Words by Tess Ritchie.
The owners of this house came to architect, Kitchai Jitkhajornwanich, saying: “We’ve bought an old house and need to re-program it to fit our lives.” Tonkao Panin reveals what happened next.