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SPACIOUS: The living room opens up to the terrace, which is where guests dine when they come over.
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SPACIOUS: The living room opens up to the terrace, which is where guests dine when they come over.
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SPACIOUS: The open kitchen has an island counter with a marble top that's meant for baking. The space on the top floor hides the laundry area.
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SPACIOUS: The steps leading to the roof terrace double as storage space.
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FUNCTIONAL BEDROOMS: The family help has a bedroom with attached bathroom tucked above the kitchen (top right corner).
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FUNCTIONAL BEDROOMS: The children got to pick the colour scheme for their bedrooms.
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FUNCTIONAL BEDROOMS: The master bedroom has a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf.
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BIG HOUSE FOR A BIG FAMILY: Mr and Mrs Leccia with their children (from left) Massilia, Avaa and Siam. The couple decided on the 3,100 sq ft townhouse on Upper East Coast Road as the kids attend school in Tampines.
PERSONAL SPACE

Mission possible

Yann Follain was given the challenge of redesigning a townhouse without actually visiting it. The completed makeover more than met his client's expectations.
Oct 10, 2015 5:50 AM

PASCAL Leccia quips that he gave his designer Yann Follain, founding partner of WY-TO Architects, a "Mission Impossible" job when designing the Leccia family home two years ago. The brief to Mr Follain included creating seven bedrooms in the 3,100 sq ft townhouse, and a bigger dining and living