A wave-like façade makes Amber Skye by Mercurio Design Lab outstanding

A wave-like façade makes Amber Skye by Mercurio Design Lab outstanding

Amid the angular, block-like condominium towers in Singapore, one stands out from the rest. Amber Skye, with its curvy façade, breaks up the monotony and immediately alludes to its seaside location. The project was designed by Italian boutique practice Mercurio Design Lab, led by Massimo Mercurio. Standing tall along the East Coast and mere metres from the park of the same name that flanks the sea, Amber Skye is a multi-residential development comprising 109 units across 22 floors. Three villa-like units are situated on the first floor to evoke the feel of a cluster of bungalows, while six penthouses perch on the top, each with its own sky terrace and swimming pool hidden behind a crown trellis. The resultant design is the outcome of several influencing factors, beginning with the intent of giving the complex the character of a seaside resort. “We were inspired by the close proximity to the ocean, which conjures up a sense of the endless rhythms of the sea and ceaseless human activity that takes place in and around it,” explains Mercurio. Look beyond the exterior…