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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 22: “Cities within Buildings: The Private Housing Complex and the Contingent Public, c.1960s”

by Dr. Eunice Seng, The University of Hong Kong This paper is based on ongoing comparative research on the high-rise high-density composite building – a large private housing complex often the size of a city block – that emerged in Hong Kong … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 10: “Constructing ‘Asia’ and the ‘West’: Discourses of Orientalism and Occidentalism in Early 20th Century Building Journals”

by Dr. Cecilia Chu, University of Hong Kong The past two decades has seen a significant growth of academic and popular publications on architecture of Asia. In tandem with this development is the continual broadening of the scope of architectural … Continue reading

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