These shophouses heritages are taken as a matter of course not valued and respected, demolished
in the name of development. The living practices of the traditional artisans started to loose
their homes. Besides, lack of conservation awareness among the shophouse users has caused the new generation not to appreciate the city’s remarkable history and past which should be preserved and remembered. Many of them are affected by ignorance of the origin and history of this ingenious architecture. Furthermore, some building technologies have totally disappeared, as well as traditional materials and techniques are also no longer available.
The Packaging kit consists of :
Chapter 1 - History of shophouses
Chapter 2 - Features of shophouses
Chapter 3- Iconic shophouses