House with a history
at the building’s column bases, which are flared and stepped. This makes the columns look more grounded and solid.
Mix of window designs and textured green glass: The groundfloor windows have diamond-shaped frames, while those on the second floor have a mix of diamond- and square-shaped frames. Most buildings usually stick to the same window design throughout.
The textured green glass helps cut out the glare of the tropical sun.
Coils at roof corners: The curved copper coils at the corner of the roof are predominantly a decorative feature, says Loy. It is a quirky and interesting original feature of the house. – The Straits Times/Asia News Network
The unusual mix of window designs. Note the textured green glass in the panes. — Photos: ST