House No.16
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HOUSE NO.16

DRTAN LM Architect

PHOTOGRAPHS
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CATAGORY
Houses

MANUFACTURERS
Jotun, Al’capricon Stones, Arensi Marley, CEM Greentech Engineering, Guocera Tiles, Ipmuda Buildermart, Karmac Aluminium, LTL Corportation, Solartech Sales & Service, Wong Lighting

LEAD ARCHITECT
Tan Loke Mun

ARCHITECT
Tan Yee Yin

C&S ENGINEERING
Perunding L&W Sdn Bhd

KITCHEN DESIGNER
Bofi (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

AREA
342 m²

YEAR
2021

LOCATION
Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory Of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

House No.16 is located in Damansara Heights, a leafy residential suburb in Kuala Lumpur.

House No.16
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House No.16
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House No.16
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House No.16
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They had acquired an old 1970s bungalow that had been vacant for some time.

The old basic two-storey bungalow had a small simple rectangle plan. It was constructed in a combination of RC slab flooring but also had certain upper floor areas with timber joists and floorboards.

House No.16
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House No.16
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House No.16
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This gave the opportunity to conceptualize a clean modern intervention into the old structure whilst still achieving an industrial vibe.

One long side of the house has a 6m high retaining wall which provided good privacy and the opportunity to create a lively colorful garden that integrates into the interior living spaces.

A series of large garden views were opened into the existing walls to extend the lines of sight and bring the outdoor areas in

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House No.16

The client is a young couple and their lovely pets.

The brief was to refurbish and add new living spaces to accommodate their needs

The overall exercise resulted in a simple modern intervention that integrates all aspects of the site, gardens, retaining walls, and the recycling of the existing building structure thus a small textbook example of good tropical and green architecture

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House No.16
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House No.16
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The upstairs was redesigned to accommodate the new master bedroom, study, entertainment spaces, and future room for children.


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Right Elevation
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Left Elevation

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Front Elevation

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Rear Elevation


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Plan - Ground Floor

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Plan - 1st Floor


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Section

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