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Sustainable Luxury

Sustainable Luxury

Tuttle Publishing. 2015

Featuring elegant photographs, this sustainable architecture and design book showcases the ultra-modern homes of Singapore. Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is pioneering innovative solutions for environmental, economic, social, and cultural issues faced the world over. Dr. Paul McGillick, the author of The Sustainable Asian House (Tuttle, 2013), presents twenty-seven recent residential...

The Singapore Water Story

The Singapore Water Story

Routledge. 2021

"This book describes the journey of Singapore's development and the fundamental role that water has had in shaping it. What makes this case so unique is that the quest for self-sufficiency in terms of water availability in a fast-changing urban context has been crucial to the way development policies and agendas have been planned throughout the years"--

Constitutional Change in Singapore

Constitutional Change in Singapore

Routledge. 2019

Once a ceremonial position modelled after the constitutional monarchy in the United Kingdom, the office of the President of Singapore was transformed from an appointed to an elected one in 1991. As the head of state, but not the head of government, the elected President was to have additional discretionary powers involving the spending of financial reserves, appointment of high-ranking public servants, and certain ministerial powers to detain without trial. In 2016, a constitutional...

Lost at 15, Found at 50

Lost at 15, Found at 50

Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd. 2018

From Russia’s Iron Curtain to Burma’s Bamboo Curtain, Sikkim to South Korea, this biography follows the struggle of a young girl whose life was a cross-continental roller coaster ride that soared and plunged from one country to another. By the time she was 15, Ashwini Devare had lived in 5 countries. Born in Moscow at the height of the Cold War, her journey continued to the other side of the Cold War, to America, a Superpower mired in the Vietnam War. Sikkim, a forgotten mountain country...

Experiences in spiritualism with mr. D.D. Home, by viscount Adare [ed.] with introductory remarks by the earl of Dunraven

Experiences in spiritualism with mr. D.D. Home, by viscount Adare [ed.] with introductory remarks by the earl of Dunraven