Our Space | 2019

 Block 81

Tiong Bahru Conservation Walk-up

Block 81 | 18th July 1955 to March 2019

5th November 2018 the en-block of Pearlbank came to resolution with owners receiving payouts for their properties. We had begun our search for a new location several months ago, enabling the purchase of a new apartment only 36 hours after the funds arrived. We will be acquiring the keys to Block 81 #02.65a on 14th January 2019. Reconstruction of the unit will commence immediately. Expected move-in will be 3rd week of March 2019.

Over the next few months we will not be accepting any new commissions during this transition period. Work will continue on existing contracts.

Over the past 1.5 years we began the process of working in a new format. Staff are now located overseas, communicating and controlling their PC's in the Singapore Studio via Team Viewer + Skype. Thus our Singapore studio is reduced from 6 pax to only 2.

Watch this page, as we bring our new space at Block 81 to life with a sensitive restoration, befitting this historical neighborhood. 

11.12.18 | TPR-B81 Layout Plan | R3

September 21 2018 | Tiong Poh Road Block 81 02.65A > 1,216 sq ft    Existing condition 

September 21 2018 | view from what will be the new open kitchen
 
23.11.18 | TPR-B81 Materials Board v.01 | R1

 

1. Raw Balau Planks throughout 175mm wide x 4.000m long

2. Florim Pietra-3 Limestone Pearl flooring 200mm x 200mm brick pattern at Balcony + Toilet

3. Florim Neutra 6.0 01 White Mosaico C at Kitchen + Toilet feature walls

4. Vitra Platinum basin

5. LeGrand Malia wall switches

6. Antique Ball fans at Timber plank ceilings

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 00.01 | R1

 

1. 150 year-old yellow Frangipani trees add fragrance to the Balcony

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 00.02 | R1

 

1. Raphis Palms screen the bedroom glass door

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 00.03 | R1

 

1. Drone view of Balcony 

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.01 | R1

 

1. View from entry door across living area, featuring ART by Australian artist Tony Twigg [Taksu Gallery]

2. Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann Hydravion-Bergéres sofa in silver metallic leather

3. Dessau coffee table on a 158 year-old Afghan carpet

4. Eames Aluminium Group Lounge Chairs in white leather, with Gayam side tables

5. Standing Tolomeo lamps in brushed aluminium

6. Raw Balau plank flooring had been aged at Pearlbank for 18 years

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.02 | R1

 

1. View from living area towards open kitchen, featuring a Boffi K2 stainless steel kitchen block

2. Herb garden on a glass shelf at the window wall

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.03 | R1

 

1. View from living area towards Antique Shop House Doors

2.

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.04 | R1

 

1. View towards Antique Mirror at Reading Lounge

2. Stacked Gayam Tables

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.05 | R1

 

1. Balcony with Dining Tables

2. Antiques wall Sconces and Ball Fan

3. Curved glass in Metal frames | center doors slide open

4. Florim Pietra-3 Limestone Pearl Matte 200mm x 200mm at floor

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.06 | R1

 

1. Balcony with Dining Tables

2. Laminated Glass in Metal frames | center doors swing open

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.07 | R1

 

1. Kitchen detail

2. Florim Pietre-3 Limestone Pearl Matte flooring

3. Florim Neutra 6.0 | 01 White Mosaico C wall finishes trimmed in stainless steel 

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 01.08 | R1

 

1. Kitchen detail

2. Florim Pietre-3 Limestone Pearl Matte flooring

3. Florim Neutra 6.0 | 01 White Mosaico C wall finishes trimmed in stainless steel 

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 02.01 | R1

 

1. Bedroom-Library with Nyatoh Bookcases

2. Bespoke Ovo Carpet over timber plank flooring

3. Antique Ball fan + Antique Shop House Doors

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 02.02 | R1

 

1. Bedroom-Library

2. Silk block-out draperies at Gym area

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 02.03 | R1

 

1. Bedroom-Library

2. Antique Peranakan mirror collection at bedroom wall

 
12.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 02.04 | R1

 

1. Bedroom-Library-Gym

2. Antique Peranakan mirror collection at bedroom wall

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 03.01 | R1

 

1. Office with 2 local workstations + 3 remote stations

2. Natural diffused light from the internal light-well

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 03.02 | R1

 

1. Office storage wall

2. Two A1 cabinets for pre-CAD files with materials board layout space on top

3. Three off-site computers at shelving [Controlled by Manila office staff]

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 04.01 | R1

 

1. Walk-in wardrobe just outside the toilet and Bedroom

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 04.02 | R1

 

1. Bathroom basin wall

 
14.12.18 | TPR-B81 View 04.03 | R1

 

1. Bathroom wet wall : toilet pan + shower

 

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