Category Architecture

The Fall of Singapore: The Battle for Malaya 1841–1842

April 4, 2019 ArchitectureAsian Culture & HistoryPolitics / Current Affairs

by Justin Corfield
ISBN 9789811408175
238 x 165mm
Paperback; 156 pages
Pub Date: April 2019
BIC: AMX, AMC

The Japanese invasion of Malaya in December 1941 is one of the more heavily studied military campaigns in World War II. It has led to much controversy over how the British, Australian and Indian troops, well-prepared and numerically superior to their Japanese opponents,
could so quickly lose the initiative, and then slowly and inexorably lose the campaign...

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Singapore 1819: A Living Legacy (PB)

April 4, 2019 ArchitectureAsian 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

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 BooksArchitectureTravel

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 ArchitectureTravel

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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