Living with quiet

One of the most unusual locations for Troldtekt acoustic ceiling tiles is to be found inside a fascinating new house in Hong Kong.

Peacefully nestling in the plentiful and verdant hills of Sai Kung, known to city dwellers as the “Back Garden of Hong Kong”, is a 423 sqm house which has been completely remodelled by Millimeter Interior Design, to create a spacious, stylish and tranquil living space for its owners. Here, designer Michael Liu transformed an impractical and cramped split level into a four-storey home incorporating a garage, large living room, family room, two small ensuite bedrooms, two guestrooms with bath, a helper room, a master ensuite bedroom with a spacious walk-in closet and den, as well as an open roof top sitting area with spectacular sea and garden.

In designing this house, he intended not only to enhance the visual and ambient augmentation of interior space but also to optimise and harmonise its use as both a comfortable home and a welcoming hub for social gatherings. Simply put, the design of this house is practical, aesthetic and conducive to its intended purposes in improving the overall lifestyle of its owners.

The full ground floor stretches from the entrance out to the backyard deck, separated by a large set of foldable glass patio doors overlooking a 5m long swimming pool. As opposed to the ordinary, the designer cleverly extended the fully equipped open kitchen downwards, creating a clutter-free design yet perfectly fitting out all the essentials. The dining table is hidden at the floor level and can be elevated when required to further enhance space usage. 

With so many hard surfaces, reverberated sound is controlled by the use of Troldtekt acoustic ceiling panels throughout the main living space. These are also very effective in the extraordinary glass garage which adds a very unusual feature into the home’s luxurious and stylish finish.

Facts

Project:
New four-storey home in Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Architects:
Millimeter Interior Design Limited
Troldtekt Products
Ceiling panels:
Troldtekt acoustic panels
Colour:
Natural wood
Structure:
Ultrafine (1,0 mm wood wool)
Edge design:
Square edges, K0
Text & Photos
Text:
Christopher Sykes, Pressential LLP
Photo:
Millimeter Interior Design Limited