Posts Tagged: Preservation

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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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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