By Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo
This booklet addresses problems with house, historicity, structure and textuality through concentrating on Singapore's singular place within the area and as an international urban. The articles examine how quite a few stories of Singapore, either from inside and from outdoor, aid to complicate latest assumptions approximately worldwide urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural conception whereas generating hard new principles from quite a few disciplines fascinated with how house, historicity, structure and textuality tell each other.
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THE EMERGENCY AND THE PLAN Architecture, at ﬁrst glance, seems far from the set of actions, emotions, and representations which cluster around emergency. In fact the two are rarely encountered in close proximity, at least in English sentences. The exceptions are emergency shelter and emergency exit and the set of catastrophes they anticipate. Accidents, moreover, are commonly located at the opposite pole – etymologically, spatially, and chronologically – from constructive acts. Architecture has had a more self-conscious relationship with monumentality, a condition that seeks to transcend the sudden and the temporary, and, more mundanely, requires long cycles of design and execution.
Kuo Pao Kun, The Silly Little Girl and the Funny Old Tree Cities held to ransom by their own devils or collective dream sequences Arthur Yap, “Would It have Been” THE STORY OF A TREE, A CITY, AND A GARDEN On 23 November 2002 newspapers in Singapore reported the felling of a 150year-old tree, the last standing specimen of the Hopea sangal in Singapore. Changi, the name of the eastern part of the island where the tree was found, is said to have come from the tree’s Malay names, “Chengal Pasir” or “Chengal mata kuching”.
NOTES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 I would like to thank John Phillips, Ryan Bishop, and Chua Beng-Huat for their comments on earlier drafts of this chapter. The National Parks Board has decided to take DTZ-Debenham Tie Leung Property Management to court for ﬂouting the Parks and Trees Act. If convicted, DTZ is liable for a ﬁne of up to $10,000. shtml. Accessed on 26 November 2002. Aihwa Ong, “Intelligent Island, Baroque Ecology” in this volume. Tinsley, 37. Véronique Sanson, Gardens and Parks of Singapore (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 17.