Bamboo beauty

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Bamboo beauty

ABOVE: White-coloured dining table and chairsand the wall painting add a dash of colour tothis simple yet elegant dining-kitchen areaLEFT: An ideal spot forentertaining family and friendsOnce past the front door, visitors is drawn to the main focus of the house, that is,a water garden that opens to a sky courtyard that nestles between the kitchenand the main living area. The interior décor is kept muted on purpose in keepingwith the home's overall appearance.Both the kitchen and the main living area are connected by the main deck,which serves as an outdoor living area. In fact, the latter is Godeau’s favouritepart of the house as the generous space and subtle lighting allows him toentertain friends comfortably.The lower ground or basement, on the other hand, consists of a guest roomand the main living area, which opens up to a swimming pool. The mainliving area has a bright, airy and spacious ambiance thanks to the doublevolume ceiling.The family area, three bedrooms and a TV room can be found on the highestlevel, and each room on this floor has been specifically designed to look andfeel like an extension of the outdoor area. The unfinished concrete walls areadorned with Godeau’s vast personal collection of artwork and paintings.Bulcock professed that the bamboo house is one of his favourite projectsto date, even though he had to address a number of challenges in theconcrete work and formwork with his contractor.10

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