This sketch of No 6 Cornwall Rd, Singapore is an example of a Black and White Villa built by the British between the first and second world wars.
I was getting rather hot as I walked down Arab Street and found a long bench under a tree. I sat next to an old lady. Before long I had meet a number of locals and drew the view across the road.
This is another example of a shophouse that has been restored. This shophouse is in Emerald Road just of Orchard Road and almost next to the Orchard Road Tourist Information Centre.
Reflections on Keppal Bay is a luxury appartment complex in Singapore with views over Sentosa Island and Mount Fabre Parl. There are about 1240 99 year lease appartments in this complex. What struck me was the architecture of curved towers not just straight towers They seem just to curve up skywards.
Shophouses were both home and business premises for many where families lived upstairs and ran a business from downstairs. Due to the need for land, many of the shophouses were demolished to make way for high rise development. Some areas have been protected and restored by their owners. The drawing below is an example of […]