These ten short and ruminative essays are by an NUS professor of architecture, with many areas of interest. They include: the history of Singapore's railway and associated buildings; the 8 hindu temple complexes originally associated with railway workers; aspects of the uniqueness of the town of Muar; Singapore and Malaya and the London Great Exhibition of 1851 and its successors; botanical interchanges in Singapore; architectural aspects of local international sporting events; and garden enclaves in Singapore's history. With black-and-white archival photographs and book lists. Bilingual in Chinese.
Cords to Histories (Bilingual in Chinese & English)
$14.02 Regular Price
AuthorsLai Chee Kien