A dilapidated but heritage-listed house becomes a sustainable, functional and architecturally impressive home for a young family, in Melbourne. Words by Tess Ritchie.
When Singapore belatedly began to value its built heritage, the traditional shophouse suddenly became much sought-after with some stunning make-overs. Richard Ho, a specialist in conservation projects, previously carried out a beautiful renovation to a shophouse in Penang. Darlene Smyth looks at an equally elegant one in Singapore.