Category Architecture / History / General

Singapore 1819: A Living Legacy (PB)

April 4, 2019 Architecture / History / GeneralAsian Culture & HistoryAsian Writing

by Kennie Ting
ISBN 9789811408168
238 x 165mm
Paperback; 192 pages
Pub Date: April 2019
BIC: AMX, AMC

The story of modern Singapore as told through its living heritage is encapsulated in this handsome book, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s founding as a city-state. Today’s vibrant, cosmopolitan country developed a singular identity through the many colourful ‘ingredients’ outlined in this book. Starting with the founding of modern Singapore by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles....

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Singapore 1819: A Living Legacy

November 28, 2018 Architecture / History / General

by Kennie Ting
ISBN 9789811185731
238 x 165mm
Hardback with Jacket; 192 pages
Pub Date: November 2018
BIC: AMX, AMC

The story of modern Singapore as told through its living heritage is encapsulated in this handsome book, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s founding as a city-state. Today’s vibrant, cosmopolitan country developed a singular identity through the many colourful ‘ingredients’ outlined in this book. Starting with the founding of modern Singapore by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.....

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Barcelona Sketchbook: Homage to Catalan Architecture

April 13, 2018 All BooksArchitecture / History / GeneralTravel

Paintings by Graham Byfield | written by Marcus Binney
ISBN 9781786272195
242 X 295 mm (Landscape)
Hardback with Jacket; 96 pages
Pub Date: March 2018
BIC: AMX, AFCC
A Talisman Book for Laurence King

The perfect introduction to the city’s architectural heritage, Barcelona Sketchbook gives visitors and residents insight into a wealth of sights, both grand and intimate in scale. Many facets of the Catalonia capital and surroundings are recorded here, as Graham Byfield strolls with his sketchpad.....

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This is Singapore

February 24, 2017 Architecture / History / GeneralTravel

by Kim Inglis | photography by Jacob Termansen
ISBN 9789811123894
297 x 210mm
Hardback with Jacket; 128 pages
Pub Date: April 2016
BIC: HBJF, AMX

As Singapore is constantly reinventing itself, this book is a timely publication. After all, anything on contemporary Singapore that doesn’t include the Marina Bay Sands’ iconic towers, Gardens by the Bay and the new Business District extension is hopelessly out of date. Yet, this book is much more than a round-up of Singapore’s new urban

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Singapore Good Class Bungalow 1819 – 2015

June 29, 2016 Architecture / History / General

by Robert Powell | photography by Albert Lim KS
ISBN 9789810924836
280 x 260mm
Hardback with Jacket; 216 pages
Pub Date: September 2016
BIC: HBJF, AMX

This book is an illustrated history of Singapore viewed from the verandas of a cornucopia of personalities including East India Company employees, revolutionaries, politicians, plantation owners, governors, entrepreneurs, towkays, diplomats, colonial civil servants, architects, as well as a plethora of ordinary people. It is also a partial history of the architectural profession ... ...

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