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Title Heritage House Of Penang  
ISBN 9789812328069
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
 
Author(s)
Khoo Salma Nasution
 
Specifications 240 mm X 220 mm, 128 pp, Paperback with gatefold, 0 gms
 
Publication Date Jul-2008
 
Target Audience Suited for the classy connoisseur of architecture.Applicable for anyone who is keenly interested in the evolution of homes in Penang. Architectural/design students. General interest readers
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About the book
With graphical descriptions and fine photography, this book is well equipped in taking the reader through the various projects featured to appreciate Penang’s unique heritage.

- Traces the evolution of homes in Penang Homes
- Appeals to those interest in history, culture and lifestyle of Asian living
- Specially commissioned photographs
- Well-researched & informative

About the Book
"Contemporary Penang is no longer a pristine island but a modern metropolis...urban aesthetic and architecture – which have been taken for granted for decades – are now re-appreciated. With growing international interest and the efforts of a local heritage movement, identity and traditions are being renewed. In the 21st century, a new generation has come to appreciate what Penang has to offer. Substance has always been there and, with a little polish, Penang’s heritage homes are beginning to glisten in what Peter Carey calls ‘that almost perfect island’."
Author-Khoo Salma Nasution

Homes of Penang poses a stunning legacy of cultural and historical insights through the architectural styles of Penang’s dwellings. These styles, which envelops the form, the structure, and the overall culture and attitude of living, takes you on a vivid journey through space and time. In this book, Khoo Salma Nasution will take you through the growth of the Penang home from its traditional roots in Anglo-Malay housing styles to the eclectic mixed abode of today.

About the Author
The writer is Penang''s foremost historian and conservationist Khoo Salma Nasution who has researched and authored a number of well-received publications on her areas of interest. The lavish photographs in the book are the work of internationally acclaimed French photographer Halim Berbar who also runs a photo agency based in Kuala Lumpur.




   
 
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