Announcing the Lookbox Design Awards shortlist for Outstanding Landed Home

See the top six landed property projects that are in the running to win the LBDA category of Outstanding Landed Home.

  • Announcing the Lookbox Design Awards shortlist for Outstanding Landed Home

Text by Louisa Clare Lim

Following the shortlist announcement for Outstanding Private Apartment, we’re proud to announce the six landed property projects that are in the running to be named “Outstanding Landed Home” in the Lookbox Design Awards 2017. Find out which will take home the gold at the main awards event, which will be held in December.

Also, tickets to the highly anticipated Gala Night will be on sale soon, so stay tuned!

These are the projects our international judging panel has picked as some of Singapore’s most stylish landed property homes:



1) Project name: Forever House
Project type: Detached house
Firm: Wallflower Architecture + Design

About the project:

A modern courtyard house sculpted by two distinct and bold geometric travertine-clad cantilevered volumes, this was conceptualised as the client’s dream house that would be their definitive family home. Included in the wishlist was a six-car garage and 25m-long pool.



2) Project name: Courtyard House
Project type: 3-storey corner terrace house with open roof terrace
Firm: Ming Architect

About the project: This house, having been rebuilt on the existing plot, now accommodates multi-generational living and maximises both common and private spaces for the expanding family. Previously, the original house was not built to its optimal capacity, and faced the issues of cramped living spaces, lack of daylight and natural ventilation and low ceiling heights.



3) Project name: 15 SAS
Project type: Terrace house
Firm: The Carpenter’s Workshop

About the project: The original single storey inter-terrace house with a low ceiling and limited natural lighting was transformed into a spacious and naturally lit two-storey house. An indoor garden was also created, which brought in both greenery, daylight and ventilation into the house.



4) Project name: Vertical Node
Project type: 3-storey semi-detached house
Firm: Design Rebirth

About the project: An elegant living interior in which to appreciate art was created using different materials, textures, colours and finishes. The client’s paintings and sculptures were carefully curated and positioned around the house to excite guests at different points, taking into account suitable viewing distances.



5) Project name: L House
Project type: Semi-detached house
Firm: Right Angle Studio

About the project: The house was to have a clean, modern and understated luxe feel, and this was achieved by using a consistent palette of natural materials such as wood, stone, metal and concrete. Design features include a series of full-height wooden panels that accentuate the ceiling height, a built-in marble dining table that extends from the kitchen island and bridges the living, dining and dry kitchen zones, bronze-tone mirrors and concealed door panels.



6) Project name: See Through House
Project type: Good Class Bungalow
Firm: Wallflower Architecture + Design

About the project:  The design of this house, geometrically simple and understated in expression, is a modern adaption of a tropical courtyard house. It’s also a juxtaposition from the conserved colonial house that sits directly across it.


Watch this space for updates on all our shortlists in the next few weeks.



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