| The Shophouse Series | Singapore – 145 Neil Road by Ong & Ong

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This is another conservation shophouse thoughtfully restored and redesigned by Ong & Ong.

While adding new spaces to the building, the designers took great effort to preserve and celebrate the traditional charm of Peranakan shophouses.

There are 2 courtyards in the building. The original courtyard with its original blue paintwork and folklore-inspired fresco forms the heart of the common areas, while a newer courtyard marks the transition from the old shophouse to its new extension.

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| The Shophouse Series | Singapore – The Cranes in Joo Chiat by Ong & Ong

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The Cranes is a multi-shophouse project by Ong & Ong that expanded from the restoration and redevelopment one shophouse to include two other adjacent shophouses. The design concept revolves around the idea of community and is inspired by the diverse Joo Chiat neighbourhood, where the shophouses are located.

To read more about the project, head over to Ong & Ong website.

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