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(1) Sleek and contemporary, the front block hovers above the street, with just a glimpse of what lies within.

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(2) A mature tembusu tree takes pride of place in the courtyard-like garden.

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(3) Street-facing living room looks out onto a sea of green.s

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(4) Another view of the tembusu tree, with a 1920s colonial-era house in the background.

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(5) Pivoting wooden 'fins' provide shade and privacy.

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(6) Spiral stairs lead from the basement to the upper floor.

See the light

The See-Through House - one of six being developed on prime land - is a study in quietness and subtlety.
Oct 14, 2017 5:50 AM

PERCHED ON ELEVATED GROUND in a quiet residential neighbourhood off Bukit Timah, with sweeping views of greenery and central Singapore, The See-Through House is a study in simplicity, serenity and - as the name implies - transparency. Getting it built turned out to be a little more complicated

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