August 2019

STYLES OF SHOPHOUSE

SINGAPORE SHOPHOUSE In 1840s, shophouses first appeared in Singapore when Sir Stamford Raffles ordered to sub-divide the land into smaller regular lots. Shophouses are narrow, long terrace houses and have varied facades, therefore they create attractive street images. The shop-houses were normally built to be entirely a home, or a home upstairs with a shop downstairs. Styles of Shophouse When the pioneers reached Singapore, they bought land from East India

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