The Singapore house, 1819-1942

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The Singapore house, 1819-1942

About the Book

The Singapore House is a comprehensive study of the various domestic architectural styles that thrived in Singapore from 1819 until the outbreak of the Pacific War - from English, Georgian, Victorian, Eclectic, Edwardian, Baroque, Arts and Crafts and Modern International to the home-grown Coarsened Classical. Beautifully illustrated, The Singapore House marks a major attempt to document a rich and beautiful architectural legacy. The over 400 illustrations include rare historical materials, remarkable photographs and fascinating architectural drawings.

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Lee, Kip Lin
Architecture, Domestic--Singapore
Eclecticism in architecture--Singapore
National Library Board Singapore, 2015
Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2015
National Library Board, 2015
Liu, Gretchen
Lau, Kathleen
Digital Description
application/pdf, ill. (some col.), maps
Table of Contents
Pt. I. First year 1819-1829 -- Early houses 1830-1869 -- Eclecticism 1870-1899 -- Chinese cognate -- Malay traditions -- The adoption -- Landscape and garden -- Revivals and uncertainty 1900-1941 -- pt. II. A sampling of houses, their architects, interiors, plans, elevations, their owners and occupants and a glimpse of the life therein -- pt. III. Bibliography -- Photo credits -- Index -- Acknowledgements.
All rights reserved. Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd, 2015