Posts Tagged: Tiong Bahru

Tiong Bahru Air-Raid Shelter

While Tiong Bahru’s future is fought today as a war of words between businesses of the old against the new, the iconic estate’s involvement in World War II is literally hidden from the man on the street. Tucked away beneath

Tiong Bahru Air-Raid Shelter

While Tiong Bahru’s future is fought today as a war of words between businesses of the old against the new, the iconic estate’s involvement in World War II is literally hidden from the man on the street. Tucked away beneath

Tiong Bahru: Heritage against a Modernised Vintage

By Nicholas Yeo As one of Singapore’s oldest housing estates, Tiong Bahru has developed into a much-desired enclave that pits custodial heritage against a movement that patronises  a modernised vintage. Built in the 1930’s under the Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT)

Tiong Bahru: Heritage against a Modernised Vintage

By Nicholas Yeo As one of Singapore’s oldest housing estates, Tiong Bahru has developed into a much-desired enclave that pits custodial heritage against a movement that patronises  a modernised vintage. Built in the 1930’s under the Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT)