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Istana Kuala Cegar: nostalgic splendour behind a humble facade

Sapian, Abdul Razak and Abdul Majid, Noor Hanita and Abdul Rahim, Zaiton and Denan, Zuraini (2013) Istana Kuala Cegar: nostalgic splendour behind a humble facade. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-272-4

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Abstract

This book explains about the historical background of a palace in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia named Istana Kuala Cegar. It reveals its historical development beginning with earlier palaces in Kedah dating from the early 20th century.This palace is an example of unique Art Deco style building which depicts the Western influences as assimilated along with cultural traits by the Royals of Kedah. The book emphasizes on the architectural significance of the building from the history of occupancy to the architectural detail of construction and material.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 3041/44992
Uncontrolled Keywords: Istana, Kedah, Art Deco
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Mrs Zuraini Denan
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2015 01:24
Last Modified: 24 May 2018 07:32
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44992

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