WOW Architects Transforms Old Shop House into an Art and Design Venue

WOW Architetcs, by the hands of Warner Wong and her team, have transformed and old shop house headquartered in a historic Singapore neighborhood into a new venue for art and design.

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The “Niven Road Studio” had been used in the past as a residential property and as a worker housing and after 20 years, Wong began to realise tha the space could be used as a catalyst for creative collaboration.

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Bulfing’s original interior has all restored excepting the surfaces, that was intentionally leaved unfinished to reveal rugged brickworl and the indersides of terracotta roof tiles.

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As many of Singapore’s old shophouses have now been demolished, those that remain are often granted heritage listings – prompting imaginative refurbishments.wow-architects-transforms-old-shop-house-into-an-art-and-design-venue (1)  WOW Architects Transforms Old Shop House into an Art and Design Venue wow architects transforms old shop house into an art and design venue 7

 

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