Formwerkz Architects have designed the Maximum Garden House located in Singapore, Singapore.
This 350 square meter home with its facade covered with lush green wall was completed in 2010.
Description by Formwerkz:
One questions the sense of ‘landed-ness’ in a typically maxed-out envelope of a semi-detached typology. What is usually left over after the building footprint is no more than a slender planting strip on the ground. Hence, one of the prime motivations of this house was to seek out more garden spaces/surfaces in an attempt to redress this imbalance while we fulfill the client’s brief.
THE PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE
The vertical wall planting set within a niche along the front boundary wall and the shrubbery on the car-porch roof, reclaim surfaces otherwise normally neglected as canvasses for beautification.
Photos by Jeremy San