Heritage & Conservation
I Walked Through Jalan Besar With Ghosts From Hotel New World
The collapse of Hotel New World is an enduring hallmark of the Singapore story. It’s a tale of failure and incompetence from a period of modernisation and prosperity. 35 years on, it remains a fixture in our collective imagination. Why?
“The Only Certainty Here Is Change”: Finbarr Fallon’s Dreamlike Architectural Portraits of SingaporeIn this new RICE series, we invite photographers from the region deserving of our admiration and attention to curate a series of images from their body of work, from which serves as a starting point for an in-depth conversation about their work.
Photography by Eliza Ho. What does it mean to be Singaporean? Many will say that being Singaporean means speaking Singlish, or being kiasu. But in recent years, it can feel like being Singaporean is all about being in a constant state of change—constantly measuring trade-offs against bets on
Trudging through the maze of vegetation, we brush off waist-high foliage lazily trawling our sides, gingerly setting shoe to soil until we finally emerge into a landscape reminiscent of Jurassic Park. With the ethereal morning mist draped across the valley of lush greenery, it is a marvel that this
All photography by Marisse Caine for Rice Media Unless you know the specific warehouses that operate there, few would have even heard about Antique Row. Even this name is a moniker Singaporeans attach to the antique warehouses along Turf Club Road, rather than an official title.