All around the world in various locations, there are architectural wonders that have stood the test of time. In this article, we’ll be counting down five of these visually stimulating property for sales in Singapore. Some of these residential projects that have become an iconic part of Singapore’s residences are owned by popular developers and designed by renowned architects known for their numerous excellence awards in architectural designs. Read on to find out more!
Ferrell Residences: Situated at the prime of District 10 or specifically at 327 Bukit Timah Road, Ferrell Residences is a freehold development designed as an iconic masterpiece by Architects 61. It is a luxury 24-story homing condominium which represents the motion art in symmetrical forms. It mimics two figures that extend skyward in the form of “sensual silhouette”. As an exclusive development, the Ferrell Residence has just two units per level, making up a total of 34 units. It also has full-height windows that offer a 270˚ view for each apartment. The homes in the Ferrell residence enjoy natural lighting.
d’Leedon: This is also located within the area of District 10, and it consists of 7 skyscrapers with flower-patterned plans close to the Singapore Botanic Gardens. On every story of d’Leedon, there is a single petal accommodating just a single unit. Thus, the homes can enjoy a three-directional view. This housing project was completed finally in late 2014 by the Zaha Hadid’s firm before her death in 2015. She is the first and the only woman to have been awarded the Royal Gold Medal from the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects.
Sky Habitat: The homes in the Sky Habitat are marketed as “Your Sanctuary in the Sky” as it projects an air of housing towers that are balcony-covered and linked by three aerial walkways. Comprising of 509 units, the Sky Habitat also includes a fifty-meter-long swimming pool together with other small leisure pools, barbecue pits, a play area for children, a gym, karaoke and event rooms. The Sky Habitat features boxy balconies that protrude at an angle which creates a stepped formation for residences to have access to a private space outdoors with views of the gardens at the ground-level.
Draycott 8: Featuring three 34-story circular blocks with a low-rise development of bachelor flats and studio apartments, the Draycott design has highlighted the multi-story “Bungalow-in-the-Air” concept. But in its case, the idea is brought to a new level of affordability and individualization. The demands of the buyers for a low-cost curved form is duly met in the Draycott.
Pearl Bank Apartments: Since its construction in 1976, the horseshoe-patterned Pearl Bank was once the tallest residential building in Singapore, and it remains the main landmark. Uniquely designed by the Singaporean architect, Tang Cheng Siong, the building is conceived to reduce exposure to sun while still allowing its residents to view the top of the Pearl’s Hill. This unique design enables Pearl Bank to house the largest apartment number all in a single tower in Singapore.