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Lives in Large Interiors

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The author wishes to acknowledge the assistance of photographer Justin Zhuang, who has patiently captured a slice of interior lives within Changi Airport and the underground subway stations in Singapore. Background...
...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...

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...

Khmer Empire and Southeast Asia, 800–1450

Swati Chemburkar

Swati Chemburkar is an architectural historian and directs a postgraduate course on Art and Architecture of Southeast Asia at Jnanapravaha Institute in Mumbai, India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Southeast Asia is diverse and complex, sharing a tropical climate along with monsoons, earthquakes and volcanoes. In Cambodia, King Jayavarman II’s ascent in 802 laid foundations for the Khmer (Angkor) Empire, which reached its apogee four...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania since 1900

Philip Goad

Philip Goad is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and also co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The region’s twentieth-century history was dominated by the Second World War and post-war quests for decolonization/independence. Thailand remained a monarchy, and British Commonwealth settler-colonies like Australia and New Zealand...

Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific, 1780–1914

Amanda Achmadi

Amanda Achmadi is Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design (Asian Architecture and Urbanism) at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Walker

Paul Walker is Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, and has written extensively on the architectural history of Australia and New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In mainland Southeast Asia, consolidation occurred through the centralization of power in three indigenous kingdoms: Burma, Siam (Thailand) and Vietnam. Siam emerged as the strongest. However, European expansion early in the nineteenth...