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Homeground @ NMS

by National Museum of Singapore
30 Apr - 30 May • 10:00am • National Museum of Singapore Lawn

This installation was inspired by the distinctive elements and features of a traditional kampong house. Be sure to catch this installation at National Museum Singapore Lawn!

Homeground@NMS is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional kampong (“village” in Malay) house, taking inspiration from its most recognisable form and key architectural elements. Constructed entirely using one singular material - the perforated metal mesh is also a cheeky reference to the ubiquitous chicken coop cages often seen in kampongs. During the day, the house is light, airy and porous. At night, it becomes ethereal, glowing like a lantern.

National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS) is the nation's oldest museum. Inside its 19th-century colonial exterior, the museum uses cutting-edge technology to present the nation’s legacy and development with its galleries highlighting fresh perspectives of the Singapore story. As a cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, NMS also hosts innovative activities and events all year round.

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