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Luxury homes: 70 year old terrace turned into a contemporary space

The vintage architecture and pitched roof of this compact corner terrace house built in the 1950s sealed the deal. Drawn by the charm of its architecture, designer Kelvin Teo retained its structure. “I’d been on the lookout for property in District 13 for a while,” says Kelvin, the founder of Space Sense Studio. “The house was also in its original state, which was one of my criteria.” This gave him the freedom to transform the house – with a built-up floor area of 1,900 sq ft – to his taste.

Type of home: 1950s corner terrace house
Size of home: 1,350 sq ft (land area) 1,900 sq ft (built-up area)
Who lives here: A family of four
ID: Space Sense Studio

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    He dressed the facade with grey bricks and steel cladding, instantly giving it a contemporary update. The main entrance is through a wooden alcove with a large steel and glass door fitted at an angle. The wood pattern warms up the grey.

This article was originally published in Home & Decor.


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