Tag Archives: vernacular

The personal archives of Lim Chong Keat, Part 1

Since the book that I have been working on for more than 10 years is finally almost done (it should be out in a few months time), I have recently embarked on a new research project exploring the post-independence architects … Continue reading

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Post-symposium tour: “Reclaiming the past: The royal port town at Kampong Glam, and the Precinct N1 and Golden Mile schemes”

by Dr. Imran bin Tajudeen, NUS (Signing up details to be announced at a later date) Saturday, 10 January 2015, 9am-12pm (with a short break) Nineteenth-century Singapore once operated as a dual port with twin settlements, one centred around Singapore River and … 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 7: “Late 18th to 19th Century Accesorias in Manila: Urban dwelling and shophouse in the midst of socio-economic changes”

By Prof. Lorelei D.C. de Viana, Far Eastern University, Manila This paper will be about the accesoria or the Philippine urban apartment dwelling or shophouse of the late 18th to 19th century Spanish colonial Manila.  Manila’s urban growth from the late 18th … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 1: “House Slaves – The Colonial Modern and Vernacular Architecture”

by keynote speaker Prof. Mark Crinson, University of Manchester (This is the first of the many abstracts for the forthcoming SEAARC Symposium 2015 that we will be posing) Revised 22 Nov. ’14. This paper is concerned with the relation between … Continue reading

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