minton housing development realized by DP architects minton housing development realized by DP architects
apr 01, 2015

minton housing development realized by DP architects

minton housing development realized by DP architects
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today’s highly competitive home property market calls for design that creates a convenient, hospitable living experience in line with the most recent trends. the ‘minton’ housing development in serangoon, singapore, by DP architects is one such design. the development is comprised of ten 15-story and eight 17-story apartment blocks for a total of 1,145 units–including 24 penthouses. despite its size, the high-rises are creatively built on a nature-dense landscape and provision of amenities are spread throughout the campus. 


the high-rise living concept is built on a creative interpretation of the landscape and provision of amenities 

 

 

 

use of open space and landscaping creates distinctively different experiences, facilitated by an interconnected system of bridges and terraces. three sky terraces are present at the site, two of which accommodate spa amenities; the third serves as a landscaped deck that links two levels.


the design takes full advantage of the site topography in the use of open spaces and landscaping

 

 

 

unlike past developments, the design provides a wide range of services, all attractively placed in areas most convenient to inhabitants. the ‘minton’ has rooms dedicated for activities like: yoga, billiards, foosball, karaoke, piano, and ping-pong. commercial establishments are housed in the clubhouse’s–one of the largest in singapore–annex building, and includes childcare and retail. recreational and sports complexes like lap and heated pools, hydro-massage pavilions, ‘onsen’ spas, and an 82-seat library are strategically placed campus-wide. the development is located within walking distance to singapore’s MRT stations and accessible via major expressways.

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blocks are oriented north-south in three linear rows with ample spaces maintained between

 

 

 

clean lines, bay windows and balconies add rhythm and playfulness to the multiple structures’ modern silhouettes. aesthetically and conceptually, the design reflects the increasingly sophisticated demands of modern homeowners, and is able to market a lifestyle in-line with the entire family


lush greenery creates a living environment that feels like an urban retreat 


eye-catching visual spectacle of the third sky terrace, connected to a bridge

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the bridge is one of many features that differentiates tenants’ living experiences from other developments

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two of the three sky terraces accommodate spa facilities for residents


the development’s clean-lines distinguishes the modern and elegant silhouette


82-seat library within the residential development 

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recreational and sports facilities, including lap and heated pools, are placed throughout the development


extensive use of glass panels on the elevations adds elegance to the suburban houses

 

 

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