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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 28: “Constructing Paradise: Australian-Asian Networks in the Cultivation of the Bali-Style”

by Dr. Peter Scriver and Dr. Amit Srivastava, University of Adelaide The dissolving of the European colonial empires in the years following World War II left a patchwork of new nation-states whose boundaries subsumed or were superimposed upon other patterns … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 24: Multicultural Spaces: Dynamics on Indonesian Architectural Histories As the Case

By Prof. Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan, Universitas Indonesia This presentation tries to elaborate the phenomena of spatial dynamics (negotiation, adaptation, contestation) on Indonesian Architectural Histories from socio-political and cultural perspectives. It will try to look at this phenomena from the conjuncture … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 23: “Architectural Revitalization in Post-Earthquake Yogyakarta”

by Mr. Punto Wijayanto, Indonesian Heritage Trust In 1992, Indonesia passed the law on Benda Cagar Budaya (Cultural Heritage Preservation), which protects artifacts with historical, scientific and cultural value. Heritage groups, however, question the Indonesian government’s concern with only the conservation … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 19: “Women’s Prayer Space: A Feminist Critique on the Southeast Asian Islamic Architectural History”

by Dr. Tutin Aryanti, Indonesia University of Education Studies on the Southeast Asian mosque architecture have primarily focused on sultanate mosques. Primarily formalistic and stylistic, the studies have regarded the history of Islamic architecture as a history of male patronage of … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 15: “The Vernacular Architecture of Kerala, South India — An Architecture Knowledge on the Cross-Road between Southeast Asia and South Asia”

by Dr. Indah Widiastuti, Institut Teknologi Bandung The vernacular architecture of Kerala in India is explored to demonstrate a design case with Southeast Asian characters but situated beyond the agreed (modern) region of Southeast Asia. The elaborations are mainly based on … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 11: “In Search of Epistemic Principles for the Study of Indonesian Architectural History”

by Assoc. Prof. Iwan Sudradjat, Institut Teknologi Bandung In the study of Indonesian architectural history today, questions of epistemology occupy a capacious and curiously confined analytic space. On the one hand, much of the categories and concepts (taxonomies, historical periods, knowledge clustering) … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 3: “Assertion of Self in the Works of Architecture in Indonesia as manifested in Jakarta”

by Prof. Gunawan Tjahjono, Universitas Pembangunan Jaya and Universitas Indonesia Big city in Southeast Asia such as Jakarta has become a barometer of architectural trend of Indonesia. In it the contrasting images displayed by buildings representing the glory of capitalism versus those … Continue reading

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