28 Jan '13, 11am

The Armadillo House

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/life...house-20130126 Published January 26, 2013 Personal Space The Armadillo House To help block out noise and sunlight, this home's best rooms are in the basement and it has terracotta walls as well. By Tay Suan Chiang OFTEN the best rooms in a home are on the upper floors, and the basement is usually the least desirable area. But not in this house. In fact, the owners of this corner-terrace home along Farrer Road live in the basement, and they are surprisingly pleased with the space. Oddly enough, their helper's room is on the top most floor. Unlike the typical basement which conjurs up images of a dark, dingy and windowless space, this family's basement is bright and airy. "Sometimes, it gets too bright for us," says anaesthetist Lo Wai Kit, who lives with her doctor husband, CT Ling, and their two children. The basement is where the cou...

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