Penang Shophouse Styles

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Penang Shophouse Styles

  1. 1. Penang Shophouse Style 槟城店屋 的 风格 / 类型
  2. 2. 1800s~1850s Early “Penang” Style 初期 “槟榔屿 ” 式 Shophouse Style 1 – Early “Penang” Style  Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio
  3. 3. Photo: Arts-ED 1800s~1850s Early “Penang” Style 初期 “槟榔屿 ” 式 Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio Terra cotta V-shaped roof tiles Continuous row of timber panelled or louvred shutters & Solid timber windows Wood panel doors & Square timber window Overhanging pitch roof Solid timber windows
  4. 4. 1840s~1900s “ Southern Chinese” Eclectic Style “ 華南 ” 折衷 式  Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio Shophouse Style 2 – “Southern Chinese” Eclectic Style
  5. 5. Low wall with Chinese ceramic air vents Timber windows with iron bars Carved timber ventilated door Chinese air vents Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio Terra cotta V-shaped roof tiles Brick wall Terra cotta floor tiles & granite edge block & step 1840s~1900s “Southern Chinese ”Eclectic Style “ 華南 ” 折衷 式 Wooden louvred shutter windows
  6. 6. 1890s~1910s “ Early Straits” Eclectic Style 早 期 “ 海峽 ”折衷 式 Shophouse Style 3 – “Early Straits” Eclectic Style  Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio
  7. 7. Full-length louvred windows( Venetians ) Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio Terra cotta V- shaped roof tiles Carved timber ventilated window with iron bars Chinese air vents Geometric pattern clay floor tiles & granite edge block & step Carved timber ventilated door Row end top with variety of Chinese gables Plaster arches and central keystones 1880s~1910s Early “Straits” Eclectic Style 早 期 “ 海峽 ”折衷 式
  8. 8. 1920s~1940s “ Late Straits” Eclectic Style 晚期 “ 海峽 ” 式 Shophouse Style 4 – “Late Straits” Eclectic Style  Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio
  9. 9. Terra cotta V-shaped roof tiles 3 dimension decorative plaster wall with intensive use of both Chinese and European decoration Full-length louvred windows( Venetians ) with fanlights Carved timber ventilated door Majolica ceramic wall tiles on dado Terra cotta floor tiles & granite edge block & step Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio Overhanging eave and ceilings( soffit ) 1910s~1940s Late “Straits” Eclectic Style 晚期 “ 海峽 ” 式
  10. 10. 1930s~1950s Art Deco Style 装饰艺术式  Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture& Research Studio Shophouse Style 5 – Art Deco Style
  11. 11. Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio Strong horizontal & vertical lines Date of building in the center Metal frame panel door Shanghai plaster wall finish Stepped parapet wall Sea-green glass windows with metal frame 1930s~1960s Art Deco Style 装饰艺术式 Marseille roof tiles Flagpole
  12. 12. 1950s~1970s Early Modern ism Style 早期现代主义式  Shophouse Style 6 – Early Modernism Style Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio
  13. 13. Photo: Tan Yeow Wooi Culture & Research Studio Horizontal & vertical R.C. shading fins Flat roof hidden behind parapet wall Sea-green glass windows with metal frame 1950s~1970s Early Modernism Style 早期现代主义式 Five-footway without pillar
  14. 14. This slideshow is researched and designed by Copyright © 2010 This slideshow is strictly for education purpose only chat.penang@gmail.com I www.heritagegeorgetown.blogspot.com Supported by Tan Yeow Wooi Culture Research Studio Dr. Gwynn Jenkins Community-based Arts & Heritage Education Program MELAKA & GEORGE TOWN HISTORIC CITIES OF THE STRAITS OF MALACCA DIVISION OF INDUSTRY & COMMUNITY NETWORK GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE OFFICE

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