Artyzen Lodge Singapore / ONG&ONG
Artyzen Singapore is a end result of previous and current, worldwide and native, low-rise and high-rise – the place conventional knowledge in structure is reinterpreted for a brand new construction. Impressed by Singapore’s tradition, colours, and flavors, Artyzen Singapore is a contemporary way of life lodge for luxurious vacationers. Conceptualized as an oasis within the metropolis, Artyzen Singapore gives an expertise that’s deeply ingrained with references to Singapore tradition and structure, its tropical local weather, and its lush greenery. It’s positioned alongside Cuscaden Street within the coronary heart of the town and is only a stone’s throw from the bustling Orchard Street procuring belt, main embassies, and minutes away from Singapore Botanic Gardens, the primary UNESCO Heritage Website within the city-state.
This iconic heritage landmark was as soon as a sprawling tropical backyard mansion named “Villa Marie” by the great-grandson of Singapore’s well-known philanthropist, the late Mr Tan Tock Seng. Constructed within the Nineteen Forties, it had lengthy been vacated in its authentic state, whereas the encompassing areas developed with high-rise constructions. The distinction between Villa Marie’s charming proportions and its trendy environment couldn’t be extra obvious. The low-rise construction, intimate scale, transitional areas between the indoor and outside areas, interiors complemented by elegant tall arches, the usage of heat supplies, and, most importantly, lush greenery within the courtyard have all impressed the design of the lodge.
Embracing this distinctive previous, the constructing massing is designed as villas stacked vertically, every with its backyard being an extension of the panorama. Stacked vertically, these “sky villas” create a novel structure deeply ingrained within the tropical lushness of Singapore. Structure parts, comparable to excessive ceilings, verandas, lush courtyard gardens, arches, and terra-cotta roof tiles, are reinterpreted within the new construction. This referencing not solely connects the structure to its distinctive context but in addition rediscovers the knowledge of climatic responses up to now, which continues to be very related right this moment.
The lodge contains 5 main components. Sky gardens of 2-storey and 3-storey volumes are stacked on alternating flooring, creating an fascinating play on the façade.
- 1st / 2nd storey reception and lounge,
- third storey again of home workplace,
- 4th /fifth lodge facilities,
- eighth to twentieth Visitor Rooms and Rooftop facilities.
Shifting into the lodge house, the verticality of house is explored. The primary communal areas on the 4th and fifth storeys are staggered and related spatially. This elevated house is laced with lush greenery, creating an unique backyard house for guests. Coupled with high-level planters with draping softscapes, one would expertise the profound transition from a busy city scape right into a lush oasis. Completed with a mirrored ceiling reflecting the greenery under, one would expertise a backyard house that feels open to the sky.
From the eighth flooring upwards, the a number of sky gardens are related to adjoining visitor rooms, permitting company to stroll out from their balconies and immediately immerse themselves in a tropical backyard. On the roof terrace degree, the elevated communal house captures the duality of the urbanscape in Singapore. On one aspect is the dynamic scene of the Orchard Street procuring belt. On the opposite aspect is the serenity of the low-rise Nassim Hill space. A lap pool is barely cantilevered from the constructing mass, serving as a focus the place these contrasting city scenes could be loved.
The lodge is designed with constructing fenestration oriented to keep away from the East and West instructions, minimizing warmth and photo voltaic glare. The sky terraces allow porosity, permitting pure air flow to a lot of the constructing. On the façade enclosure, solid aluminum panels are cladded on the East and West sides of the constructing construction. These barely concave panels are designed to supply a double pores and skin envelope, decreasing photo voltaic warmth achieve. Throughout the façade, visitor room balconies are lined with metal mesh screens. Paying homage to the window screens from conventional shophouse typology, these screens function each shading units and afford occupants privateness.