TUAH Group Dormitel

architecture

Project Data

  • Total Lot Area = 400m2
  • Gross Floor Area = 126.01m2
  • Total Construction Area = 1,034.87m2
  • # of Storeys = 4 w/ Basement
  • Designed = February 2019

Commercial

Ameneties

  • Entry Porch, Lobby Cafe, Drop-off Area, Basement Parking, Laundromat, Water filling station
  • Dormitel units with common pantry and lounge per floor
  • Rear Yard and Roof Garden

Sustainable

Strategies

  • Green wall used as shading
  • Main staircase w/ clerestory
  • Light and air wells give access to natural light and cross ventilation for rooms and ventilation for T&B’s.
  • Energy efficient lamps and appliances
  • Solar Water Heaters andSolar PV Panels
  • Rain Water Collection Tanks, and water efficient fixtures.
  • Low VOC paints
  • Ground floor is elevated 1.0m above street level
  • BP344 compliant ramp and elevator provided for PWD access
  • PWD friendly public toilet and 2 PWD friendly dormitel units per floor are provided

Benefits

  • Healthier, pleasant & comfortable interiors with natural light and cross ventilation for rooms and common areas.
  • Grass pavers reduced urban heat island effect.
  • Green wall provided sufficient shading and cooling effect due to evapo-transpiration.
  • Green wall likewise acts as a buffer of strong winds, dust, noise, rain, apart from solar heat gain.
  • Daylight from light wells and other fenestrations deem artificial light unnecessary during daytime.
  • Rain water collected is used for irrigation and water efficient fixtures result in reduced water bills
  • Energy efficient lamps and appliances, solar water heater and solar pv panels result in reduced electric bills
  • Raising ground floor by 1.0m above street level mitigates risk of flooding
  • Providing Universal Design standard compliant facilities allow access and ease of PWD users.
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