The Singapore House: 1819-1942 by Lee Kip LinThe Singapore House: 1819-1942 by Lee Kip Lin

The Singapore House: 1819-1942

byLee Kip Lin

Hardcover | August 7, 2015

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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.
A Singapore Peranakan and architect, the late Lee Kip Lin was born in 1925 and educated at the Singapore Chinese Girls' School and the Anglo Chinese School. He received his architectural training at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, University of London. From 1956 until his retirement in 1984, he combined ...
Title:The Singapore House: 1819-1942Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 11.67 × 8.55 × 0.92 inPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814634018

ISBN - 13:9789814634014

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Table of Contents

C O N T E N T'S PART I THE HISTORY First Years 1819-1829 16 Early House 1830-1869 24 Eclecticism 1870-1899 52 Chinese Cognate 76 Malay Traditions 86 The Adoption 94 Landscape amd Garden 106 Revivals and Uncertainty 1900-1941 118 PART II THE ALBUM A Sampling of Houses, their Architects, Interiors, Plans, Elevations, their Owners and Occupants and a Glimpse of the Life therein 142 PART III APPENDICES Bibliography 228 Photo Credits 229 Index 230 Acknowledgements 232