River Transformed: Singapore River And Marina Bay by Timothy AugerRiver Transformed: Singapore River And Marina Bay by Timothy Auger

River Transformed: Singapore River And Marina Bay

byTimothy Auger

Hardcover | July 7, 2016

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The story of the Singapore River, the other rivers flowing into the Kallang Basin, and Marina Bay. It covers their commercial role over the centuries; victory over pollution, including mass dispersal of people and businesses clustered around the waterways into new towns around the island; the role of planners and the planning system in reclamation, and the creation of Marina Bay and the New Downtown; the role of Marina Bay as a water reservoir and the that of the rivers in Singapore's water supply; the transformation of the rivers and Marina Bay into a lifestyle setting, Singapore's "new Padang".
Timothy Auger has been responsible for many books on Singapore and its neighbours. Among other books, he wrote Living in a Garden: The Greening of Singapore, published by the National Parks Board (2013). Tim was also co- editor, under the leadership of Prof. Tommy Koh, of Singapore: The Encyclopedia (2006). He worked closely with Singa...
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Title:River Transformed: Singapore River And Marina BayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 11.33 × 10.19 × 0.91 inPublished:July 7, 2016Publisher:Didier Millet,CsiLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814385859

ISBN - 13:9789814385855

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