Black and White Bungalow of Colonial-Era Singapore

Black and White Bungalow of Colonial-Era Singapore

Aaron Able
Jun 11, 2008

The European-style homes of expatriates and colonial families in colonial-era South East Asia were often black and white. The New York Times shows us one such home in Singapore, currently inhabited by a Connecticut family. The tropical climate dictated that the western style homes limit the amount of sun light that reaches the interior. Because the house is narrow and only one-room wide, the rows of windows also keep the interior bright...

Read the story, In Singapore, a House Steeped in Tradition and view all the pictures in the slideshow, Beyond Black and White.

Images: Munshi Ahmed for The New York Times

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