A House of Its Time

A House of Its Time - EP2

SINGAPORE: Straits Eclectic: The East Coast
23 Mins

By Channel NewsAsia Published: 09 Jan 2016 Audio: English

In pre - war Singapore, East Coast saw a population boom, and a new suburban lifestyle emerged. This episode looks at the Straits Eclectic houses favoured by the emerging middle - class. Why did they build the types of houses they built ? What global movements influenced their architectural tastes ?

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