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Japandi HDB 4-room – Scope of Works

Japandi HDB 4-room – Scope of Works

In my first post, I described some limitations of this flat layout. So in this post I’ll describe some renovation ($$$) decisions I’ve made to address them. 1.  Odd angle at the bottom of the living area. To achieve a more rectangular layout in the living+dining areas, a partition wall will be adde?d (see picture below), and my TV will be mounted on it. It will also have a  built in “cubbyhole” to contain the router, media devices and such….

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Japandi HDB 4-room – The theme

Japandi HDB 4-room – The theme

About the theme… As a soloist, it’s important that my home is bright (without inducing headaches) and uncluttered (no need to spend too much time cleaning). So whitish walls are a must and wood-like flooring too. I started by looking at Muji and Scaninavian themes, but I quickly found these to be a little too light for my taste. Which then led me to Japandi. So what is Japandi? As the name suggests, Japandi is a theme incorporating both Scandinavian…

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Japandi HDB 4-room – Introduction

Japandi HDB 4-room – Introduction

(This post was first published on Renotalk.com – now duplicated its in entirety on this blog for posterity :D) I’ve recently received the keys for my resale HDB flat and my renovations are about to start. So I’m sharing my experiences here in the hope that they can benefit others the way I have from the other T-blogs here on Renotalk! First some words about HDB’s new Resale flat process… Since the start of 2018, HDB ?has implemented a HDB Resale…

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