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Feast and Form Magazine

Published in Singapore, this online magazine covers stories about food, architecture and design mainly in this city and a little from around the world

Singapore architecture

Singapore architecture and food Fancy Neighbours Singapore may be the only country in the world where Public Housing nestles next to star architects' creations Block 8 Empress Road and D'Leedon by Zaha Hadid Architects D'Leedon is a stone's throw away from Block 8 Empress Road Housing Board flats. Typical of this type of Housing Board project sundry shops, clinics, hawker centre and wet market nestle on the ground floor below the 3-room residential units. D'Leedon reflects the flora and greenery of the surrounding environment, and nearby Botanic Gardens. The towers of d’Leedon are subdivided into ‘petals’ according to the number of residential units per floor enabling a very large diversity of apartments. What to eat in the neighbourhood 1 You tiao (crullers-top left) at #01-99 Empress Road Market and Food Centre, 7 Empress Road. 2 Penang char kway teow at Penang Kitchen, 1 Coronation Road. Story and D'Leedon photograph by Carol Kraal Facing page: D'Leedon nestles on the left of Housing Board flats at Empress Place 33 feastandform.com

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