The grand mansions of Penang, a legacy from five European architects

York House by Joseph Charles Miller. — Picture by K.E.Ooi Looming manors boasting century-old Roman features; regal, castle-like mansions with porticos and pediments; elaborately-designed villas steeped in colonial-era charm. These are among some of the grand structures of the early 1900s that were left behind as legacies by five European architects whose craftsmanship have for […]

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Amazing Luxury Hotel in Penang – Lok Thye Kee Residence

Loke Thye Kee Residences is situated in the heart of Georgetown Penang, one of 5 Malaysian UNESCO world sites rich in heritage. MOD’s design draws inspiration from this heritage and specifically the historic Loke Thye Kee restaurant, its 100-year-old namesake and neighbor. Both the restaurant and the residences re developed by the same owner, 1919 […]

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