Wan Phing Lim

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Tag Archives: architecture

Inspired by Le Corbusier

One Saturday morning, I found myself in The Living Room of the Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, a serviced apartment in Singapore that I was reviewing for a night. The Living … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment


renovate n. restore (something old, esp. a building) to a good state of repair ORIGIN early 16th cent.: from Latin renovat- ‘made new again’, from the verb renovare, from re- … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mad House in Kembangan

I will always remember this house that I saw on Lorong Marican. I call it The Mad House in Kembangan, but it is not mad because there are mad people … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The European dream

Aunts Christine and Becky in London c.1960 Many have heard of the American Dream, but few have heard of the European Dream. The American Dream for many is the pursuit … Continue reading

October 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

The stuff of dreams

Park Avenue, Levenshulme Summer of 2010 The stuff of dreams

May 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Space and sound

Here is a picture of my current desktop. It is the JS Bach/Zaha Hadid fusion of classical music and contemporary architecture, a performance at last year’s Manchester International Festival. I … Continue reading

November 7, 2009 · 1 Comment

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