the design abode was founded in 2010 by ewan wong. ewan graduated from the national university of singapore (NUS), where his tutors included prominent local architects such as colin seah (MOD), maria warner-wong (WOW architects) & richard ho (richard ho architects). his thesis was selected for the dept of architecture city exhibition.


after experience as a research asst in the dept of architecture & learning from his father's practice (WKL architects), ewan practiced in award-winning architectural firm chan sau yan associates (CSYA). under the leadership of renown architect sonny chan, his involvement in the firm covered a spectrum of small & large projects. this gave him the opportunity to work with both private clients as well as larger developers. his experience included both architectural design and project management.


ewan's holistic approach to design & lifestyle is evident in his other involvements. ewan is the co-founder of graphic apparel label loudhailer, aimed to carry wholesome & positive messages out to the streets. he serves in the youth & music ministry at his church. his passion for music has also led him to record songs & win first runner-up at a nationwide songwriting competition.


ewan is happily married with a bundle of joy coming along, & God-willing more to come. he enjoys beach holidays & sporting activities with his wife.


curriculum vitae

2003 - research assistant, dept of architecture, NUS (with a/prof joseph lim)

2004 - (till present) loudhailer

2005 - bachelor of arts (architecture) honours, NUS

2005 - intern, WKL architects

2006 - master of architecture, NUS (tutor prof david robson)

2006 - (till 2010) architectural graduate, CSYA

2010 - (till present) the design abode


projects (with CSYA)

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Mont Timah cluster housing development, s'pore (green mark gold award)

2-storey bungalow at swettenham road, s'pore

public housing at punggol waterway, s'pore (competition entry)

condominium at cat lai ho chi minh, vietnam (invited competition winner)

The Shelford condominium, s'pore (post-contract management)

Straits View hotel at johor bahru, malaysia

The Nam Khang resort & residences at danang, vietnam

St George's church, s'pore

sales gallery for Mont Timah cluster housing development, s'pore


projects (with the design abode)

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marine terrace apartment

bishan apartment

Tabernacle of Christ church

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