House tour: A home inspired by black and white colonial houses

Good architecture respects the distinctive features of a site. Here’s how the design of this home paid careful consideration to the natural elements affecting the locale.

The home is designed to be bright and airy. Architect Wu Yen Yen took advantage of the void above the entryway and incorporated openable windows on the higher floors to allow heat to dissipate, keeping the interior environment comfortable for living.