ong&ong: jkc1 house
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nov 30, 2011
ong&ong: jkc1 house


‘jkc1′ by ong&ong, bukit timah, singapore
all images © ong&ong

singapore-based practice ong&ong has recently completed ‘jkc1′, a single family residence in bukit timah, singapore.
visitors enter through a series of elevated wooden platforms which lead to a swimming pool deck. a void within the stacked
stone perimeter wall leads into the ground level dining and living area. resting above the windowless solid enclosure,
textured concrete bands beginning at the first level floor plates and roofline frame an upper level veranda which extends
to overlook the front and back yards. floor-to-ceiling glass windows border the bedrooms, providing privacy with moveable
wooden screens while sliding doors allow direct access to the continuous balcony.


front elevation

on the first floor, a vegetated outdoor courtyard partitions with glass panels introduces streams of natural light to
the surrounding interior corridors as well as the staircase from the dining and living areas. a spiral steel stair within the
rock garden leads to a roof terrace with panoramic views into the canopies of nearby trees.


stepped wooden platforms leading to the ground level spaces


sliding doors recede into the exterior walls opening the interior to the veranda


living and dining area


(left) stairs to bedrooms
(right) upper level corridor


glass enclosed courtyard contains steel staircase to roof terrace


natural light filters to ground level through the courtyard


outdoor stair leading to roof terrace


view of roof terrace from spiral stair


study


access to balcony


entrance to bedroom from covered veranda


entrance to bedroom from covered veranda


bedroom


kitchen


property at dusk


at night

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