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Architect Rene Tan’s fun, functional award-winning home, Life News & Top Stories

Architect Rene Tan’s fun, functional award-winning home, Life News & Top Stories

This article first appeared in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, the leading fashion glossy on the best of style, beauty, design, travel and the arts. Go to and follow @harpersbazaarsg on Instagram; harpersbazaarsingapore on Facebook. The 20th Anniversary November 2021 issue is out on newsstands now.

SINGAPORE – You would expect an architect’s own home to be anything but ordinary. And indeed, Mr Rene Tan’s 4,811 sq ft semi-detached house in Bukit Timah is so extraordinary that it won the Design Award for the Residential – Low-Density Housing category at the prestigious SIA Design Awards in 2020.

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