The difference...maybe...pirated wrote: When the mrt tunneling damage a house belonging to someone they rebuilt it
One of the cathedrals downtown also restored despite the tunneling. Likewise Victoria concert hall, Victoria theatre and city hall
Open sided theatre ? That's is the uniqueness of it that make it iconic. Google the passion play theatre of Oberammergau
Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, VCH, VT and City Hall= all built during the British colonial period (part of Raffles' civic district); versus
NT = modern architecture built during Singapore's self-govt to Federation of Malaya era, i.e. before 1965 SG independence...hmmm...therefore...
Which ones more worthy to conserve in terms of "heritage value"?
SCH @ Shenton was completed in 1965...but was fully air-con and walled up. But was used as Trade Union House then. Gazetted as a national monument on 26 Dec 2010.