House Tour: Golden brass screens and sash windows frame this Tiong Bahru SIT flat

In Tiong Bahru where most of the SIT flats have more conventional window grilles, this ground-floor apartment has grilles with a golden patina. The brass screens, placed behind four large windows, and mounted on aluminium and steel frames, form a diamond pattern. On some days, those who walk by just see these screens, and if they are lucky, the screens are opened and they get a sneak peek into the apartment. “It is quite amusing sometimes to watch people casually walk past, then retract their steps and look into the apartment,” says the owner, who works in branding and advertising. “I don’t really mind it.”

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