A small condo in Singapore will increase the area with a brand new loft

Meter Architectsa design agency recognized for its progressive spatial optionshas as soon as once more pushed the boundaries of standard design along with his newest mission, titled Courtroom. Positioned in Singapore, this new rental underwent a renovation so as to add a loft construction and adapt the design to the approach to life wants of the younger skilled couple who personal it. The couple requested {that a} loft be added to the compact 41 sq. meter (roughly 441 sq. ft) area with a 4.7 meter excessive ceiling (roughly 15-1/2 ft excessive) whereas retaining the prevailing flooring, kitchen and toilet attributable to monetary causes and sustainability issues.

Modern interior of a home with a unique design of a wooden ceiling with built-in lighting, a staircase and minimalist furniture.

Upon coming into the condo, guests are greeted by a linear kitchen operating alongside the left facet of the hallway. The attic, which has a decrease soffit top than the hallway, is seen from the doorway, creating a way of anticipation and spatial depth from the outset. The combination of LED strip lights, alongside the ribbed joinery on the backside of the loft, enhances the general ambiance of the small lounge under and past.

A woman walks through a modern living room with a unique wooden ceiling structure and a staircase to the right.

The loft is above the lounge, which is reached by a intelligent wood field staircase that includes alternating half-steps. The steep angle of the design requires a a lot smaller footprint than a typical staircase. The area underneath the steps was not wasted; Meter Architects added a storage wall that’s accessed with push-open mechanisms that permit the panels to relaxation flush with the wall with out the necessity for pulls or knobs.

Wooden staircase with cube steps against white wall in modern interior.

A series of tall wooden panels of varying heights arranged in a checkerboard pattern on a wooden floor in a room.

A neat home office with two monitors on a desk with an ergonomic chair, wooden overhead cabinets and minimalist decor.

The loft homes the couple’s dwelling workplace alongside one wall overlooking the yard from their double wall of home windows on the opposite facet. Amidst the luxurious greenery on the rear, the condo has a backyard patio to benefit from the outdoor.

Peaceful interior with wooden skirting next to large windows overlooking lush greenery, with a small potted plant as decoration.

Aerial view of a person reading on a bed in a modern, compact high-rise apartment with wooden stairs and minimalist design.

A woman in a raised wooden loft room smiles at a man lounging on a chair in a modern room with wood paneling and minimalist decor.

A pair of lounge chairs on the lounge ground are used as an alternative of a bigger, conventional couch to avoid wasting area. The unique wall that separated the lounge from the bed room was changed with sliding glass doorways, permitting the 2 areas to seamlessly combine (or separate) as wanted. Textured glass permits pure mild to stream by means of whereas providing the couple privateness when they need it.

A modern living room with wooden walls and a unique large ceiling light fixture, including cozy chairs and a small table.

A wooden cabinet door partially open showing a quick glimpse of the contents inside, with a visible metal handle on the side.

Modern hallway with wooden walls and ceiling with linear lighting leading to kitchen to left and entrance door to front.

A modern kitchen interior with geometric wood paneling on the walls and ceiling, including a vintage TV on a wheeled stand and a hanging lamp.

Harking back to the development of a ship, the Vessel loft serves as a metaphorical vessel that helps the house owners by means of their present section of life whereas providing the potential for future occupants to embark on their very own journeys inside its partitions.

Modern wooden slats, lit from within, creating a warm, atmospheric light.

top view of wood slat ceiling with recessed lighting under the ceiling

view from a small modern bedroom looking through sliding doors to the living room

view from a small bedroom looking through sliding glass doors to a small living room with recessed ceiling lights

side view through a small modern living room with two chairs with a bedroom behind it

Modern studio apartment with wooden interior, large windows overlooking greenery and a young couple chatting at a small table.

A modern bedroom with large windows, a bed, two chairs and a desk, overlooking a garden with lush greenery.

angled interior view of small modern apartment with two chairs on floor and woman pushing sliding glass doors open to bedroom

A modern living room with two cream chairs, a round wooden table, large glass windows with sheer curtains and a view of a patio with garden furniture.

A modern kitchen with white cabinets and a toilet visible in the background, featuring stylized ceiling lights and a view of the greenery outside.

Modern bathroom interior with glass shower, wooden cabinets and beige tiles.

Exterior view of modern residential building with white exterior with green trees and plants in front

Images by Shiya Inventive Studio.

Caroline Williamson is the editor-in-chief of Design Milk. She has a BA in pictures from SCAD and may often be discovered looking for classic items, fixing New York Instances crossword puzzles with a pen, or revising Spotify playlists.

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