Jalan Elok House

JA+U : Jalan Elok House by Chang Architects
The three-story house is located in a residential neighborhood near Orchard Road, Singapore’s main shopping street. The lush verdure inside the building substitutes the scarcity of vegetation in the surrounding city.

JA+U : Jalan Elok House by Chang Architects
Slim trees grow through the street-facing kitchen /  terrace on the ground floor. The rising tree trunks are dramatically lit to highlight to the building’s tropical ambience throughout the night and day. 

JA+U : Jalan Elok House by Chang Architects

JA+U : Jalan Elok House by Chang Architects
The side walls are covered internally by living plants, extending the full height of the building. This green parapet act as a visual screen, shielding the open roof terrace from the surrounding tall buildings.

JA+U : Jalan Elok House by Chang Architects
Chang Architects is a Singapore-based office, founded by Yong Ter. Their works include House at Novena, Shophouse at Joo Chiat, and Classroom of the Future.