Posts Tagged: Preservation

The Shophouse in Singapore

Last weekend I finally had the time to explore Emerald Hill, a historic neighborhood of residential shophouses just off of Orchard Road.  Although the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has not historically been known for conserving buildings, over the last decade

The Shophouse in Singapore

Last weekend I finally had the time to explore Emerald Hill, a historic neighborhood of residential shophouses just off of Orchard Road.  Although the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has not historically been known for conserving buildings, over the last decade

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Urbanization News March 25

This weeks featured story: New York City’s grid turns 200 years old! Hippodamus of Miletus, the ancient Greek urban planner, viewed the urban grid  as a manifestation of “the rationality of civilized life.” Urban historian Edward K. Spann believes unlike

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Urbanization News March 25

This weeks featured story: New York City’s grid turns 200 years old! Hippodamus of Miletus, the ancient Greek urban planner, viewed the urban grid  as a manifestation of “the rationality of civilized life.” Urban historian Edward K. Spann believes unlike

Singapore Photo Journal

While my trip to Singapore was partially professional and mostly social I did find time to learn more about some interesting characteristics of this city-state.  Although some people describe Singapore as the “Disneyland of South East Asia” it is actually

Singapore Photo Journal

While my trip to Singapore was partially professional and mostly social I did find time to learn more about some interesting characteristics of this city-state.  Although some people describe Singapore as the “Disneyland of South East Asia” it is actually