Heritage homes with stories of Peranakan days, British soldiers and a Eurasian enclave

A new box set of five books offers insights into heritage homes in Singapore

A new collection of pocket-sized books on old homes in Singapore offers glimpses into their storied past.

The five books, which are part of a box set, feature an eclectic mix of black-and-white houses, compound houses, shophouses, terrace houses and public housing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 17, 2018, with the headline 'Living history'. Print Edition | Subscribe