Launch of NHB's Our Void Decks, Our Shared Spaces #VoidDeck #sgMemory

Launch of NHB's Our Void Decks, Our Shared Spaces #VoidDeck #sgMemory

To discover more of the history and evolution of void decks and their use, do visit National Heritage Board’s (NHB) exhibition “Our Void Decks, Our Shared Spaces”, which was opened by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Advisor for Kolam Ayer, on 12 April 2012. The exhibition is the third in a series of travelling exhibitions focusing on community heritage and highlights the history and development of void decks in the Housing Development Board (HDB) heartlands, their common features and uses, and their role in providing shelter, building community, and promoting racial integration. The exhibition will also feature learning games related to the exhibition for which NHB has partnered Handson Learning, an educational consultancy specialising in museum and heritage programmes. The games will be conducted by students from schools in th...

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yesterday.sg 24 Apr '12, 1am

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greenbuildingelements.com 13 Apr '12, 6pm

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Google Art Project features more than 150 artworks from NHB

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Apr '12, 2pm

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