With their spacious rooms, loft-like ceiling height and indoor staircases, living in a maisonette home is every Singaporean’s dream. Far from your typical HDB, these spaces can easily pass off as luxurious penthouses thanks to their generous floorspace.
Even if you are not living in a HDB maisonette, there are plenty of ways to replicate the look and feel of one, especially if your apartment is blessed with a generous ceiling height.
Elevate your maisonette, take cues from these inspirations:
However, note that there are additional restrictions when it comes to building these mezzanine floors, especially in the case of HDBs as these extensions may create additional load on the structure. Homeowners who choose to alter their flats may be subject to a fine and will have to bear the costs of reinstating the flat to its original configuration. But great news for those living in private homes — some condominiums allow for such modifications so long as they are not attached to the wall.