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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 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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AAS-in-Asia 2014 Panel on “Casino Urbanism”

Casino Urbanism: Mobilities, Scales, Politics Chairperson | Kah Wee Lee | National University of Singapore  FRIDAY, 18 JULY 2014 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM  PANEL 44 | ROOM 4 | INTER-AREA  The Las Vegas Strip holds a privileged position in urban studies: it is the archetypal … Continue reading

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