Since achieving independence nearly 50 years ago, Singapore has flourished both economically and environmentally, but what truly defines this bustling metropolis is so much more. Ethnically rich and racially diverse, Singapore is the embodiment of multiculturalism with East Asian, Austronesian Malay, South Asian, and Eurasian influences all coming together in one place for some of the savviest, most well-traveled, most globally on-trend people of the present day.
This multicultural society has been especially influential on Singapore’s distinct design style, which is firmly rooted in nostalgia but is also shaped by the practicalities of everyday life—including smaller living spaces. To that end, the architectural landscape includes a mix of styles from various places and periods, from older colonial buildings—in European neoclassical, gothic, Palladian, and renaissance styles—to contemporary housing complexes, for an enchanting juxtaposition of vintage and futuristic designs.
When specifying projects in Singapore, culture is an important characteristic. However, considerations such as plumbing configuration and typical building construction affect what products are specified, especially in the bathroom. Below are bathroom products typically specified in Singapore: