Malacca Sketchbook

MALACCA SKETCHBOOK

Illustrated by Chin Kon Yit, Text by Chen Voon Fee
HARDBACK EDITION
96 pp, 244 mm x 280 mm

ISBN: 978-981-4155-69-4
RRP USD30.00 buy from amazon

Category: Architecture & Design, Sketchbook & Notebook Series, Travel
Theme: Malaysia

Description

Filled with evocative watercolour paintings and pencil sketches, Malacca Sketchbook takes the reader through the historic Malaysian state of Malacca. As early as the 15th century, the city was a meeting point for traders from India, China and beyond. Its economic success attracted the attention of colonial powers and 450 years of continued occupation by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British.

Former colonial buildings such as St Paul’s Church, the Stadthuys and the Independence Memorial are captivatingly illustrated by renowned Malaysian watercolour artist Chin Kon Yit. Engaging text and captions by architect and conservationist Chen Voon Fee provide an insight into the colonial heritage of Malacca’s buildings, as well as the state’s people and cultural traditions. The book will appeal to aficionados of both history and architecture.

The award-winning architect Chen Voon Fee, well known for his building designs and his conservation projects, was the author and architectural consultant for the Penang Sketchbook.  One of the founding members of Badan Warisan Malaysia (Heritage of Malaysia Trust), he devoted much of his time to promoting public awareness of the historical value of Malaysia’s old buildings and their environment in both urban and rural areas.

 

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