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BC: (Group 8 & 2) Thank You!!! HOPE TO SEE YOU All !!!

FC: Civic~ District

1: Contents: ~Asian Civilization Museum ~Time Capsule ~Raffles Landing Site ~City Hall(Padang) ~New and Old Supreme Court

3: The museum is housed in the former emperor place building.It was originally designed as a court's house when it was constructed by convict labour in 1867.However,it was used by various

4: Government departments instead.The building was renamed Empress Place Building in 1907 to commemorate the reign of Queen Victoria of England ,Empress of India.It was then

5: converted to the privately~run Empress Place Museum from 1989 to 1995 and re~opened as Asian Civillizations Museum in 2nd March 2003 as one of the three National Museums in Singapore .

7: The time capsule,situated outside the Asian Civillisations Museum,was officially sealed on 29 December 1990 by the Deputy Prime Minister.Mr Ong Teng Cheong.The time capsule stores stores a collection of significant items from Singapore

8: 25 years of Independence.It will be opened in the year 2015 on the occasion of Singapore's 25th Anniversary of Independence.

11: In 1819,Sir Stamford Raffles,the founder of Singapore ,landed on the Singapore River Bank.He signed a treaty with 28.From that time to 1819,Singapore became a British colony It is believe that this is he first time landing site on 28th January 1819.

12: This pure white poly~marble statue is the replica of the original Raffles statue erected in front of the Fishing Village.

15: Padang | City Hall was built in the old Corinthian column style in 1929 and it houses various government departments,including the Prime Minister's office,the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the former Ministry of Culture.

17: The Padang means flat field in Malay and stretching out right before the City Hall is the ceremonial green of Singapore. Today, the Padang maintains its original use as a recreational space,and games like cricket and

18: rugby are sometimes being played here.In some years,the annual National Day Parade(event)is held here.

21: The New Supreme Court was designed by Lord Norman Foster,a world~renowed architect,and his team of architects fro Foster and Partners.When completed, it will house court rooms(type)ranging in size from 120m2 to 250m2,to cater to different types of

22: hearings,whether criminal or civil.this is an improvement from the present of Supreme Court Building and the city hall,where there is only one standard design for courtrooms.

25: The Supreme court,construted between 1937 and 1939,was the last colonial classic building in Singapore.It is built with massive Corinthain columes as well as alarge dome.a new Supreme court is being built behind this building.When the new

26: building is completed,the Supreme Court will be converted to an Art museum.

28: Our Reflection Although we are from different groups we can still finish it early and we had learn more about the past and history,every person in this group are helpful in finding informations about the Learning Journey to the Civic District.

29: Quiz Time!!!!

30: What is the nearest restaurant at Asian Civilisation Museum?

31: What kind of event is held in the Padang?

32: The City Hall was built in the old Corinthian column style in which year?

33: The Supreme court,was constructed between which year to which year?

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