Lai Chee Kien

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Lai Chee Kien

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First Name

Chee Kien

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Lai

Years Affiliated

2014/2015

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Architectural and urban historian

Biographical Text

Lai Chee Kien is an architectural and urban historian, and also a registered architect in Singapore. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with an M Arch. by research [1996], and a PhD in History of Architecture & Urban Design from the University of California, Berkeley [2005]. His publications include A Brief History of Malayan Art (1999), Building Merdeka: Independence Architecture in Kuala Lumpur (2007), Cords to Histories (2013), Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin (2015) [Best Non-Fiction Title, 2016], Building Memories: People, Architecture, Independence (2016) [Book of the Year, 2017] and The Merdeka Interviews (co-written 2018). He researches on histories of art, architecture, settlements, urbanism and landscapes in Southeast Asia.

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“Lai Chee Kien,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/3937.