The Singapore House and Residential Life 1819-1939

Norman Edwards | Talisman Publishing | 2016


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The Singapore House is not just a building; it is a cultural phenomenon. Culture means ordinary everyday values, attitudes, beliefs, ideas and heritage. These apply to the cultural landscape of which the house forms a part and is particularly applicable to a fast-growing metropolis like Singapore that has changed immeasurably in recent years. This newly presented edition of The Singapore House & Residential Life 1819-1939 addresses the houses unique nature in the context of its colonial past. Architecture, the house plan, landscape, societal norms, recreation and more are presented in a book where the past resonates on every page.
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