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An Old House transformed into a Modern Asian Home

Antique furniture and modern pieces complete this bright and airy San Juan haven

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Original Article: Frances Amper-Sales Photography: Miguel Nacianceno

Sometimes, the dream house can be found in unexpected places. In the case of Amy Uy, the perfect property for her and her family was her renovated childhood home. Located in a quiet and peaceful San Juan neighborhood, the dark and gloomy space has now been turned into a warm, comfortable haven.

Two walls completely made of glass now let sunlight in and open up the space. The glass is matched with white ceilings, walls and tiled floors for a clean and fresh look. The space is furnished with an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary pieces – from vintage tables to molded plastic chairs. 

Original article by Frances Amper Sales. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

Read the original article ("Old and New") in the April 2010 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

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