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Andrew Road House

SCDA Architects

Asia | Singapore

The Andrew Road House in Singapore consists of three flat-roofed rectangular blocks on a rectangular site that slopes approximately four metres from east to west.  The three blocks are respectively a long, rectangular, timber-clad block, a similar block enveloped in a light metal screen and a third block in the form of an open-sided pavilion.  All have flat roofs of zinc titanium.
Immediately evident in SCDA’s now recognizable strategy of choreographing a route in a series of visual movements. The first block that one encounters is the single-storey reception pavilion that is open on all four sides. This transparent space is revealed upon passing through an opening in a stone wall, which is located transversely, across the pedestrian entrance axis.  Beyond the reception pavilion is the swimming pool.
Having arrived at the ‘centre’ one turns abruptly to the right and...

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