All about Palladian architecture and the Kapitan Chung Thye Phin building in Ipoh

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  • Sunday, 26 Sep 2021

The ornate, cast iron spiral staircase at the Arlene House bears the stylised Fleur de Lis design. Photos: Arlene House

According to, Palladianism was an approach to architecture influenced by famous 16th century architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580).

The Venetian architect was responsible for a series of churches in Venice, public buildings in Vicenza and villas in Veneto, all in Italy.

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