Impressions of Georgetown – Windows to our past

Penang Island, especially in Georgetown, one still can see many pre-war shop houses. Most of them were in miserable state but it was good to see effort is being made to conserve them as part of Malaysian history. Some less fortunate houses were demolished and replaced by so-called modern but spiritless buildings.

In this post, I would like to focus on the windows of these shop houses. There are colourful, artistic and yet practical for tropical climate.

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