The House of Wind, designed by Chalk Architects, evokes modern architecture with a natural touch and airy aesthetic. The residence, located in Singapore, features a unique façade that expresses a clean and contemporary outlook.
“We have designed a breeze-filled porous home with pockets of green landscaping and a central open courtyard where the family can enjoy and bond through dance and music-making while carrying out daily routines. Inside, we maintained a sense of visual porosity and a seamless flow of space to encourage encounters and interactions,” the architects explain.
The ground floor is an open-plan living space seamlessly flowing into the garden. The interior is flooded with natural light thanks to the strategically placed windows, which also offer views of the garden. White-washed surfaces and concrete floors give the space an industrial feel, balanced by the warmth of the wooden furniture and accessories. The minimalistic and modern kitchen has sleek white cabinets and stainless steel appliances, creating an easy-going yet elegant look.
“Natural gravels with granite stone pavers fill the internal courtyard to form a landscape path around the signature tree and to connect to the bedroom area. The sloping oak veneer ceiling visually opens up the front glass façade to funnel in light and wind. Operable aero-foil fins on the facades allow users to adjust to suit their comfort levels amid our tropical weather,” the architects add.
The upper floors of the house are accessible by a beautiful, open-tread staircase made from steel and wood. The first floor houses the master suite, complete with a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom. The other bedrooms take on a neutral palette, complemented by personal touches.