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Lives in Large Interiors

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013


...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...
...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

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...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


...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...

Postcolonial Design and the State

D. J. Huppatz

D.J. Huppatz is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University, Australia. He has also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has published widely in edited books and journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017


...Japan’s military surrender represented a significant turning point in Asia. In 1945, the Japanese army withdrew from China and Southeast Asia, including the British colonies of Hong Kong, Malaya, Burma and Singapore, French Indo-China...