Designer, founder and principal of TE-EL Ethan Lim makes an apartment a retreat from the helter-skelter of Singaporean life.
Born of the perennially popular modernist movement, only to be hijacked by public infrastructure; brutalism is something of an enigma when it comes to residential interiors.
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.
In the Assembled House, Park + Associates’ ingenious response to challenging authority regulations results in an engaging, light-filled semi detached house defined by its circulation and layering of internal volumes.
Every aspect of the Grange Garden Apartment – down to the furniture – has been crafted by multidisciplinary designer Gabriel Tan to prioritise light, storage and the occupants’ way of living.