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The MacDonald House (Chinese: 麦唐纳大厦) is a historic building and monument in Singapore, located at Orchard Road in the Museum Planning Area, within the Central Area. [1]

44 relations: Air conditioning, Apartment, Architecture, Brickwork, Business Times (Singapore), Car, Central Area, Singapore, Citibank Singapore, Colonel, Day spa, Elevator, Federation of Malaya, Fee simple, Gazette, Georgian architecture, High-rise building, HSBC, Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Johor Bahru, Lightwell, List of national monuments of Singapore, Lobby (room), MacDonald House bombing, Malaysia, Malcolm MacDonald, McCann (company), Mezzanine, Museum Planning Area, Orchard Road, P&T Architects and Engineers, Parking lot, Reinforced concrete, Request for tender, Sarawak, Simplified Chinese characters, Singapore, Singapore dollar, Skylight, Southeast Asia, Sukarno, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, The Istana, The Straits Times, World War II.

Air conditioning

Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.

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An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar.

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Business Times (Singapore)

The Business Times is an English-language financial daily based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

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A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Central Area, Singapore

The Central Area, also called the City Area, and informally The City, is the city centre of Singapore.

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Citibank Singapore

Citibank Singapore Limited is a division of Citibank N.A. of the United States and incorporated in Singapore on 28 June 2004.

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Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.

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Day spa

A day spa is a business that provides a variety of services for the purpose of improving health, beauty and relaxation through personal care treatments such as hair, massages and facials.

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An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Federation of Malaya

The Federation of Malaya (Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; Jawi: ڤرسكوتوان تانه ملايو) was a federation of 11 states (nine Malay states and two of the British Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca)See: Cabinet Memorandum by the Secretary of State for the Colonies.

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Fee simple

In English law, a fee simple or fee simple absolute is an estate in land, a form of freehold ownership.

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A gazette is an official journal, a newspaper of record, or simply a newspaper.

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Georgian architecture

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.

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High-rise building

A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.

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HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.

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Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

The Indonesian–Malaysian confrontation or Borneo confrontation (also known by its Indonesian/Malay name, Konfrontasi) was a violent conflict from 1963–66 that stemmed from Indonesia's opposition to the creation of Malaysia.

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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru, formerly known as Tanjung Puteri or Iskandar Puteri, is the capital of the state of Johor, Malaysia.

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In architecture a lightwell, light well or air shaft is an unroofed external space provided within the volume of a large building to allow light and air to reach what would otherwise be a dark or unventilated area.

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List of national monuments of Singapore

National monuments of Singapore are buildings and structures in Singapore that have been designated by the National Heritage Board (or NHB) as being of special historic, traditional, archaeological, architectural or artistic value.

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Lobby (room)

A lobby is a room in a building used for entry from the outside.

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MacDonald House bombing

The MacDonald House bombing occurred on 10 March 1965, at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank building (now known as MacDonald House) along Orchard Road of Singapore, which was then part of Malaysia.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Malcolm MacDonald

Malcolm John MacDonald (17 August 1901 – 11 January 1981) was a British politician and diplomat.

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McCann (company)

McCann (formerly McCann Erickson) is an American global advertising agency network, with offices in 120 countries.

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A mezzanine (or in French, an entresol) is, strictly speaking, an intermediate floor in a building which is partly open to the double-height ceilinged floor below, or which does not extend over the whole floorspace of the building.

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Museum Planning Area

The Museum Planning Area is a planning area located in the Central Area of the Central Region of Singapore.

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Orchard Road

Orchard Road is a 2.2 kilometre-long major road in the Central Area of Singapore.

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P&T Architects and Engineers

P&T Architects & Engineers Ltd (P&T), formerly known as Palmer and Turner Hong Kong and in Chinese as "Kung Wo Yeung Hong" (公和洋行), is a firm of architects who have designed many landmark buildings in Hong Kong, Shanghai and in southeast Asia.

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Parking lot

A parking lot (American English) or car park (British English), also known as a car lot, is a cleared area that is intended for parking vehicles.

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Reinforced concrete

Reinforced concrete (RC) (also called reinforced cement concrete or RCC) is a composite material in which concrete's relatively low tensile strength and ductility are counteracted by the inclusion of reinforcement having higher tensile strength or ductility.

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Request for tender

A request for tenders (RFT) is a formal, structured invitation to suppliers to submit a bid to supply products or services.

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Sarawak is a state of Malaysia.

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Simplified Chinese characters

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Singapore dollar

The Singapore dollar (sign: S$; code: SGD) is the official currency of Singapore.

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Skylights are light transmitting fenestration (elements filling building envelope openings) forming all, or a portion of, the roof of a building's space for daylighting purposes.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Sukarno (born Kusno Sosrodihardjo; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967.

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The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

HSBC, officially known as The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of HSBC, the largest bank in Hong Kong, and operates branches and offices throughout the Asia Pacific region, and in other countries around the world.

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The Istana

The Istana is the official residence and office of the President of Singapore.

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The Straits Times

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacDonald_House

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