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Ong & Ong Practice a Little Contemporary Feng Shui

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The JKC 1 House in the Bukit Timah neighborhood of Singapore from Ong &Ong is as sleek and sophisticated as you expect from the firm.

A wide open living space invites Singapore’s evening breezes in to the living area, with no boundaries.

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Its interiors are polished and gleaming white, contrasted with the chocolaty richness of tropical woods.

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A glossy black staircase connects a zen-like interior courtyard to the roof terrace.

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This grey pebbled courtyard brings lavish daylight into the central part of the house.

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This is open to the sky, and glassed in to make an outdoor area in the heart of the house.

On each side of the courtyard, entering or leaving the bedrooms, one would confront this central peaceful place.

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At the end of the hallway, a light-filled and generous master bedroom combines contemporary refinement and Asian healing elements.

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A very generous amount of space is used in traversing this large staircase-cum-courtyard with the bedrooms and playroom arrayed around it, but it is a key to the serene enjoyment of the spaciousness.

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Coming down to the public space from this upstairs courtyard, the sudden formality of white marble steps across from the pool make a definitive contrast with the teak wood used upstairs.

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These five marble steps – that from here appear more like an architectural feature than a staircase – are centrally placed on the back of the generous open plan living and dining area directly overlooking the pool.

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A generous contemporary kitchen is towards the back of the house together with the garage.

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The house is on a slight hill overlooking the pool in the front, following the feng shui belief of balancing the “mountain” and “water” elements.

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On the ground floor, a massive urn dominates the spacious garden hallway containing the guest bedroom suite.

Somehow it signifies the aplomb with which Ong & Ong deftly dispatch yet another stylish Singapore home.

A trip to Singapore and here we are, in one of its most exclusive districts, , admiring the JKC 1 House, designed by a very interesting firm of architectur high class residence, adorned with natural elements, that compose a balanced Feng Shui environment, ideal for those who want to feel reconciled with their inner selves and prefer a peaceful lifestyle. The JKC 1 is a mix of  The nature spreads and blossoms all around the house, becoming an important part of it.

The ground floor accommodates the living room and the dining room, offering an amazing view upon the front lawn. The daring thing and the element of surprise is the lack of windows, so basically the Besides the recharging doze of green, the house unveils a stunning swimming pool, right in front of the opened space. The transition from the interior environment to the exterior landscape is made through a wooden floor terrace, spreading like an extension of  the house. The stairs, that connect the floor ground with the upper level reveal an interesting concept : “café latte”. The lower part of it is wrapped in white marble and the upper side in appealing brown wood. Wandering through the house, another staircase attracts the attention. Playful and meandering, it carries you from a feng shui spot, with small pebbles, rocks and slender trees up to the roof top. It’s kind of odd, but delightful. The roof top is a plain terrace, ideal for social gatherings, with friends and family

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