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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 14: “Those Non-native Natives in Malaysia: Framing Southeast Asia’s ‘Colony Architecture’

by Dr. Francis Chia-Hui Lin, Taylor’s University, Malaysia The theory of Southeast Asia’s architecture, especially with regard to its methods, rationality, scope, and the distinction between justified conviction and attitude, is always contextualised within a fuzzy space in terms of classifications. … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 13: “Global Transfusion and Local Hybridity: A Study of Historic Ironmongery in Singapore”

by TAN Yuk Hong Ian,  University of Leicester  The appearance of iron structures and use of ironmongery in buildings occurred around the same period when Singapore was elevated from a principality under Bengal rule into a Crown Colony directly under British’s … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 2: “Modernism, Mistranslation, and Monumentalization in mid-20th-century Bangkok”

by Dr Lawrence Chua, Syracuse University This paper examines the conjoined genealogies of modernism and fascism in Thailand during the tenure of the People’s Party (1932-1958). It argues that a critical form of architectural mistranslation occurred during this period that … Continue reading

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