Design for Living: Public Housing Architecture in Singapore. CHUA BENG HUAT.

Design for Living: Public Housing Architecture in Singapore

Singapore: Housing and Development Board, 1985. The HDB, established in 1960, accommodates over 80 percent of Singapore’s population [1985]. This survey shows the variety of aesthetic solutions to high-rise living achieved by incorporating traditional architectural forms and motifs, new technology, indigenous materials, and "precincts" as planning units in new towns. First edition. Square 4to; 160 pp.; illustrated from photographs. Owner’s stamp (Der Scutt); bump to top of spine; else a very good copy in a good dust jacket. Item #011542

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