Singapore is a cosmopolitan city with towering skyscrapers and state-of-the-art building technology. Nestled within its modern built environment are vestiges of its British colonial past and its cultural history. From its spanking new waterfront to its quaint shophouses and from its temples to its mosques and churches, Singapore is as multifarious architecturally as it is culturally. Architect G. Byrne Bracken captures with his sketches the unique diversity that defines Singapore. Covering favourite places such as Chinatown, the Civic District, Orchard Road and Kampong Gelam, this charming sketch-cum-guidebook will enrich your appreciation of Singapore through its distinctive urban landscape.
• Interesting walks through Singapore’s built and natural environment.
• Hand-drawn sketches of Singapore’s architectural heritage
• Essential tourist tips and fascinating snippets of information
• Clear and helpful maps
• Chapter explaining the architectural styles and building types found in Singapore
• Glossary of architectural terms
• Hand-drawn icons to guide the reader through the book