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Lives in Large Interiors

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Background The growth of large, interconnected interior spaces housing a conglomeration of retail, commercial, office, and residential spaces has been the subject of numerous publications that have underlined the negative impact...

The Public Private Interior: Constructing the Modern Domestic Interior in Singapore’s Public Housing

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Privacy And Interiority: Introduction The house does not have to tell anything to the exterior; instead, all its richness must be manifest in the interior. —Adolf Loos Adolf Loos, “Heimat Kunst...

Singapore Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Singapore, an island state today, was a fishing village under the Sultan of Johor before Sir Stamford Raffles of the East India Company arrived in 1819 to negotiate a deal to make it British. Singapore, strategically located along...
...Introduction In accordance to a 2006 report presented by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the demographics of those greater than age 65 in Singapore, it is reported that by 2030, one in five Singapore residents will be greater...

Verandas: Spaces Without Walls—The Veranda in Colonial Singapore

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Veranda: In architecture, most frequently, an open-walled, roofed porch at to the exterior of a domestic structure and usually surrounded by a railing. The word came into English through the Hindi verandā, but it is related to the Spanish...