With urban centers around the world continuing to grow and densify, space is at a premium. In Singapore, nitton architects has managed to create expansive living spaces emulating landed housing out of a typical 3-bedroom public housing flat through fluid, open concept design.
One of the first decisions that the studio made when designing the apartment interior was to remove all non-structural walls within the unit. Sliding partitions, a full-height glass wall, and an indoor garden were put in place to configure a layered spatial experience.
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nitton architects Created a Cozy "Mini House" Despite Limited Space
1. Open Concept Design - The trend towards open concept design is growing as it maximizes small living spaces and contributes to a sense of spaciousness even in densely populated areas.
2. Multi-functional Spaces - As living spaces become smaller, the trend towards multi-functional spaces is growing, providing more flexibility and versatility in how people use their living spaces.
3. Natural Elements - Bringing natural elements into living spaces is a growing trend, promoting relaxation and wellness in an increasingly fast-paced and stressful urban environment.
1. Architecture & Design - Architects and designers are presented with disruptive innovation opportunities by contributing to the development of sustainable and adaptable living solutions that maximize space and comfort.
2. Smart Home Technology - The use of smart technology at home can help maximize the use of space and enhance the experience of small living areas.
3. Furniture & Interior Design - Furniture and interior design innovations can contribute to the growing trend of multi-functional spaces by creating adaptable and flexible furniture solutions that maximize limited space.