Mention vernacular architecture and images of bamboo huts, stone cottages and log cabins come to mind. However, a response to local climate, sensitivity to microsite context, and appropriate use of natural materials need not always adopt a rustic form.

AT A GLANCE

Type of home: A detached landed house in Bishan
Size of home: 5,307 sq ft (land area); 6,674 sq ft (built-up area)
Who lives here: A family of seven
ID: FOMA Architects
Website: www.foma.com.sg

Photography Vee Chin
Art Direction Kristy Quah

This article was originally published on Home & Decor

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