Terrace House at Jalan Chempadak - Singapore
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1. The revival of biophilic design As sustainability becomes an everyday word (think eco-bags and reusable coffee cups), and manufacturers continue to develop earth-friendly and responsible products such as biodegradable furniture, homeowners and designers alike are turning to the next frontier: design that improves our well-being, also known as biophilic design. Holistically designed buildings aid our physical and mental health. Imagine tiles that combat pollution (Limpha porcelain stoneware, above, launched at Cersaie 2019) by using photocatalysis to clean the air, lamps that automatically adjust their intensity according to natural circadian rhythms, and indoor nature such as vertical gardens that appeal to the senses of touch, smell and sight.What is … Biophilic Design?
5.Location: SingaporeDesigner: Architology and A_Collective ArchitectsFeatures: Enjoy alfresco dining indoors, with this thriving vertical garden. Read the Houzz Tour about this home
When it comes to the different materials you can use to create the perfect interior, timber is a popular choice. But whether it’s for your floors, walls, kitchen cabinetry or furniture, do you know which is the right type of timber to use?
Vision careIf you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, getting regular eye checkups is as important as seeing your dentist as high blood sugar levels can lead to eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma and retinopathy.Aside from that, keep rooms you spend a lot of time in well-lit. This helps prevent accidents especially in the kitchen and the bathroom – areas where the chances of cutting oneself or slipping are high.Plant a green wall (pictured) – the colour green is reported to soothe tired eyes, while plants in general have the ability to calm the senses.How to Pick the Perfect Wall Colour for Dim Spaces
The kitchen also benefits from the refreshing view of a vertical garden that flanks the dining area. The green wall is itself a focal point in this space. Additionally, the all-wood ensemble enhances a homely, laidback atmosphere, which certainly fulfils the goal of this home’s open layout – to have connected spaces where the family can unwind together and enjoy each other’s company. Wall garden: Vertical Green; Bigfoot dining table by E15, matching chairs and benches, rug by Gan, and Sundial clocks by Porro: P5TELL USWhat do you like most in an open living-dining-kitchen space? Share in the Comments!MOREOpen-concept kitchen inspiration for apartmentsTips for designing open-shelving for the kitchenHouzz Quiz: What type of kitchen should you have?