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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2015, 04:02:19 PM »

According to pictures taken, the next stage of Matilda House restoration was to shore up partition walls to make sure it stays upright. Those walls are probably featured walls with an " Arch " opening at the top.

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« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2015, 03:32:06 PM »

The following pictures show new reinforced concrete columns were constructed to take probably additional loadings due to restoration work.

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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2015, 08:13:45 PM »

Reinforced concrete beams and floor slabs were incorporated into the building structure...

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« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2015, 08:38:49 PM »

In Singapore, it may be interesting to note that all Conservation Work are governed by Guidelines set by the URA. Only Professional Architects and Engineers are allowed to carry out Conservation and Restoration work to Buildings.

As a layman, it may be interesting to read how much professional efforts had been put in to plan, to study, to comply, to execute to make Conservation / Restoration work a success.

The end result : a beautiful piece of Architecture Reborn to last another few hundred years.  thumbs up

Matilda House / Atreasuretrove Club House.

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