Sam Teoh Architects have been catering to architecture and interior design services for residences and commercial units with an emphasis on sustainable practices. The firm actively pursues repurposing material and orientation to design climate responsive structures without compromising its aesthetic value. The firm’s experience and expertise helps them innovate to provide a unique design solution for each project based on the site conditions.

Here is a list of 15 projects by Sam Teoh Architects:

1. LL house 

Steel bridge jutting out onto the front lawn interjects a simple clean geometric façade. With huge full-height glass openings, the interiors on the lower floor seamlessly merge into the alfresco and an outdoor living area by the backyard pool. Elegant furnishing in contrasting tones stands out against the surrounding, perfectly balancing the visual palette.

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2. Chelmsford house

An interesting play of positive and negative spaces creates a dominating façade guarding the manicured garden of the contemporary residence. A covered patio and concertina doors help the building seamlessly spill out into its landscaping. Well – lit rooms complemented by the light tone of the furnishing help accentuate the inner spatial volumes of this modern residence.

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3. Gali lane house 

A large overhang canopy shadows the staggering volumes of this residence. A huge panoramic glass wall overlooking the pool lends a sense of unbound openness to the plan. Minimalistic wood finished furnishing creates a warm cozy interior against a calm white background. The master bedroom facing the Indian Ocean with its panoramic window affords a breathtaking view to its residents.

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4. Project 163

Overlapping volumes and bold colors of the façade enclose a beautiful contemporary residence. The aesthetic material palette combined with user-centric crafted spaces ensure well-lit indoors, which exudes a luxurious experience throughout the house.

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5. Omaro residence

The recessed glass face defines the strong sculpted volumes of this residence. Arranged around an open area with pool and garden, the huge glass walls shaded with overhangs ensure diffused natural light throughout a spacious modern house.

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6. Carr residence

A lopsided pitched roof punches through clean straight lines of the Carr residence. With warm wooden textures dominating the multi-leveled inner spaces; the house exudes warm cozy energy which blends with nature through its huge panoramic ceiling height windows.

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7. Shenton studio

An extension project, this quaint wooden cuboid floats above the rear pool. Split into two levels the spacious studio houses a kitchen area on the lower level and skylight living area on the upper level. With minimal clutter and openings pouring from all sides enhance the spatial volume of this cozy apartment.

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8. Henley Brook residence

A beautiful 19th-century brick residence renovation project undertaken by the firm; a warm wooden color palette effortlessly blends the contemporary requirements of the residents into the turn of the century cottage. Some of the original features retained in the renovation add to the old-worldly charm of the residence.

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9. Kent-Soh residence

The mono-pitched slab effectively breaks the monotony of rectilinear volumes of the structure. Designed around a central courtyard the large ceiling height glass doors ensure ample natural light to the indoors in all weather conditions.

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10. The Rise

A contemporary residence with pronounced overhanging balconies topped with a pitched volume blend into the streetscape. The interesting color palette of the opulent furnishing exudes a classy luxury that is accentuated by the huge windows and recurring skylights.

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11. Junksola house

The simple façade with clean lines and a pitched roof hides a beautiful contemporary residence. This mix of contemporary and traditional elements continues through the residence where a huge glass wall on the eastern courtyard lights up the warm woody furnishing of the living area, while the modern furnishing in lighter shades fades away into the walls.

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12. Spearman house

A continuous glass recess lends a sense of incredible aesthetical lightness to the residence. The structure runs along with a linear pool, a continuous floor window along the length of the pool makes for an aesthetic extension to the open floor plan. Minimalistic furnishing adds to the contemporary elegance of the residence.

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13. The Block

Hoisted on slender supports the cluster of staggered blocks floats on the cliff of a contoured site. The linear plan spread across the landscape with huge panoramic windows and an edge pool to afford scenic views to the residents. A traditional furnishing style with warm colors lends rustic charm to this contemporary structure.

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14. Project 72

A complimenting color palette contrasts the clam white walls in this contemporary residence. An envelope of glass wall helps the indoors spill out seamlessly into outdoor areas, accentuating the spacious open floor plan.

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15. Country Homestead

With an emphasis on recycling materials, the renovation hides a contemporary house inside a traditional country’s façade. The warm color palette of the recycled materials along with inconspicuous contemporary furnishing brings an aesthetic balance to the décor.

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Anand is a practicing architect and an avid reader. He is now exploring his journey from being a reader to becoming a writer. Combining his passion in architecture and writing he is pursuing his interest in architectural journalism and what better place to start than here at RTF.

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