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SINGAPORE SWIM

Workers shade themselves from the fierce equatorial sun as they carry out concrete finishing works for the swimming pool on the city's new Fullerton Hotel in Singapore. The 'five plus' star hotel is the latest incarnation for one of the city's most historic buildings, the Fullerton - originally home to the south east Asian regional main post office for the pre-war British colonial order in the now independent city state. The transformation has been one of the more sensitively handled restorations in the city with not just the facade but much of the interior structure preserved, despite substantial remodelling and an extension.

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