A Walking Tour Singapore

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-04-07
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Intl
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Singapore is a cosmopolitan city with towering skyscrapers andstate-of-the-art building technology. Nestled within its modern built environmentare vestiges of its British colonial past and its cultural history. From itsspanking new waterfront to its quaint shophouses and from its temples to itsmosques and churches, Singapore is as multifarious architecturally as it isculturally. Architect G. Byrne Bracken captures with his sketches the uniquediversity that defines Singapore. Covering favourite places such as Chinatown,the Civic District, Orchard Road, Kampong Glam and the spectacular developmentsaround Marina Bay, this charming sketch-cum-guidebook will enrich yourappreciation of Singapore through its distinctive urban landscape.
In this 5th edition:8 new illustrations, including the beautifully restored Capitol Theatre, thenew South Beach complex, and the Parkroyal on Pickering Hotel; refined walkingroutes; and fully updated information on all the latest developments in thisfast-changing metropolis.

Author Biography

Dr Gregory Byrne Bracken loves to walk, which hedoes all across the world. Apart from travelling, he has also lived and workedin London, Paris, Berlin, Bangkok and Singapore. Now based in the Netherlands,where he is an assistant professor of architecture at the Technical Universityof Delft, Gregory is a well-respected expert on the cities of East andSoutheast Asia.

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