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Field work

Digital survey and archival of heritage Chinese architecture

All are welcomed to observe or participate in the survey work. Please inform us of your interest in participation using the comments box below with your email. We will inform you if in case of postponement. Do join us if you are free as we want more people to appreciate the richness of these old buildings.

Architectural surveyor – Kent Neo

DSLR photographic  surveyor – Chee San Kiat

Artifacts and customs surveyor – Victor Yue

Historical surveyor – Raymond Goh (pending confirmation)

Tablets, inscriptions and calligraphic surveyor – Dr Lin Wei Yi (pending confirmation)

Contact Kent Neo – (65)90710480 for more info

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Mr Tan Yeow Wooi (2nd from left) & Kent Neo (2nd from right) at the 200yr old Kuan Yin Temple in Senggarang, Bintan 2006

2007 

Choon Hock Tong at Upper Serangoon, 10 Feb 2007, Meet at Serangoon MRT 10.30am 

Kiew Lee Tong at 5 Jalan Tambur, 20 Jan 2007 Meet at Ang Mo Kio MRT 10.30am

Sian Keng Tong & Tioh Hin Cho Temples along Changi Road (opposite Masjid Darul Aman), 6 Jan 2007

Meet at Eunos MRT 10.30am 

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 2006

Tong Xian Tng at Devonshire Road survey commenced 27 May 2006

Status: photo archiving completed (Eugene) ; historical background missing ; artifacts writeup missing; general writeup completed

Ying Fo Fui Kun, Chwee Eng Free School entrance gate at Telok Ayer Street survey commenced 3 July 2006

Status: photo archiving completed (Eugene); historical background to be supplied by owner ; artifacts writeup to be supplied by owner ; architectural writeup to be supplied by owner

Fook Tet Soo Temple at Palmer Road

Status: photo archiving completed (Eugene); historical background to be supplied by owner; artifacts writeup to be supplied by owner; architectural writeup completed

Wu Lou Miu at Tiong Bahru

Status: photo archiving completed (Eugene & Chee); historical background missing; customs writeup completed; artifacts writeup no inputs; architectural writeup to commence soon

Hoon San KengTemple at Jalan Lim Tai See survey to commence on Sat, 8 July 2006 at 11.30am. Meet at 6th Ave Cold Storage at 11am front foyer

Status: photo achiving completed (Eugene & Chee); historical background reported by Nana; customs & artifacts writeup missing; architectural writeup to commence soon

Wu Lou Miu at Tiong Bahru survey to commence on Sat, 8 July 2006 at 2pm. 

Status: photo achiving completed (Eugene & Chee); historical background missing; customs & artifacts writeup missing

Nanyin Performance at Thian Hock Keng on Fri, 14 July at 7.30pm. Videographers and experts in digital sound recordings are welcomed.

Status: Videography completed (Victor); historical background reported by Koh Sze Wei

Seng Ong Beo at Peck Seah Street survey to commence on Sat 22 July 2006 at 10.30am. 3pm, book launch on Fook Tet Soo Temple at Hakka Museum, Char Yong Building, 29 Lorong 22 Geylang.

Status: photo achiving completed (Chee);NUS MA thesis written by Xu Li Ying covers history & customs; architectural writeup to commence soon

House of Tan Yeok Nee at Clemencceau Ave survey to commence on Sat, 5 August 2006 at 3pm.

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Walking the Graveyard Shift – visit to cemeteries of different ethnic groups

Organised by: NAFA-API Affiliate Club 

26 Aug 2006. 6pm – 11pm

Interested visitors, send me a confirmation via the comments box below by 6pm 25 Aug, only 40 seats available

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Cheng Huang (City-God )Temple Culture In SingaporeOrganised by Taoism-Singapore Date: 21 Oct 2006Time to Gather: 10.00am Venue: Garden beside the entrance to Tanjong Pagar MRT10.15am – Du Cheng Huang Temple11.00am – Yang Tao Yuan and/or Jiu Chai Ba12.00nn – Lunch (Yet to confirm where)13.30pm – Shui Jiang Temple @ Kallang14.30pm – TPY Lian Shan Cheng Huang Temple15.30pm – End (free to move on)_______________________________________________________________________________________

Survey of Chinese Temples in Senggarang, Tanjong Pining, 28-29 Oct 2006. Organised by Taoism_Singapore. Joint expedition cum gathering between Taoism-Singapore, SOH, Culture and Heritage Research Studio (Malaysia)

Comments»

1. anita Penner - August 2, 2006

I am interested in historic preservation. Would it be possible to see your work while I am visiting china this august through October? Thank you. Anita Penner anita.penner@gmail.com


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