Meera House: Inspiring Rooftop Garden House in Singapore
Everyone has a dreaming house, the Meera House featured in this post is perfectly fit in my dream house. The Guz Architects Meera House, behold an exquisite example of a home that creates a landscaped sanctuary on a limited lot.
This house is located on a new housing estate on the island of Sentosa adjacent to Singapore. The plots are not large and neighboring buildings are built close to the sides of each house. Rolling green rooftop gardens grow burgeoning grasses that expand the property’s lawns from each stacked floor. Thus The Guz Architect’s strategy was to build a solid wall to each side neighbor to provide privacy where possible, while creating a central light and stair well which would funnel the sea breeze through the center of the building.
The front and rear of the building meanwhile, terrace back allowing each storey to have visual or actual access to greenery. The intention was to try to allow each roof garden provided a base for the storey above allowing the layered effect to make each storey feel like it was a single storey dwelling sitting in a garden.
What a wonderful architecture idea and a call to sustainability as well! [via]