Why it's not all black and white with Atbara at Gallop Road

In 2016, the National Parks Board awarded the tender for the 8ha Gallop Extension to Kay Ngee Tan Architects, led by founder and principal architect Tan Kay Ngee (centre, with hat).
In 2016, the National Parks Board awarded the tender for the 8ha Gallop Extension to Kay Ngee Tan Architects, led by founder and principal architect Tan Kay Ngee (centre, with hat).ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
Swan & Maclaren architect Regent Alfred John Bidwell, who designed Atbara in 1898, was influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement in England which was in vogue at the time.
Swan & Maclaren architect Regent Alfred John Bidwell, who designed Atbara in 1898, was influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement in England which was in vogue at the time.PHOTO: SWAN & MACLAREN

SINGAPORE - Is Atbara Singapore's oldest black and white house? The answer from experts is an emphatic "no".

No. 5 Gallop Road, or Atbara, is technically not a black and white bungalow.

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