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INTERROGATING TRADITION

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

 

REGISTRATION

LOCATION: NORTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

                                                                                                                                                           

 

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

INTRODUCTORY CONFERENCE REMARKS

LOCATION: SOUTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

 

Opening Addresses

Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Marcel Vellinga, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.

 

Welcome Remarks

 

On the Conference Theme: Interrogating Tradition

Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM                  PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.1 SPATIALIZING TRADITION

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Gareth Jones

London School of Economics, U.K.

 

Creating New Traditions? Marketing, Housing, and Urban (Dis)Integration in Santa Fe, Mexico City

Maria Moreno-Carranco

Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico

 

Spatialization of Immigration in Nicosia: Tradition Interrogated

Ipek Akpinar

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

 

Traditions of Placemaking and Fundamentalisms of Practice: The New Urbanism in the Context of Globalization

Hector Fernando Burga

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Inclusion/ Exclusion? The Changing Tradition of Public Spaces in Bangkok

Supapim Harinasuta

University College London, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.1 COLONIAL AND IMPERIAL LEGACIES OF THE MODERN GLOBAL CITY

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Zeynep Kezer

Newcastle University, U.K.

 

The Discourse of Colonial Imagery: Preservation and Modern Architecture in Morelia, Michoacán, México

Catherine Ettinger

Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Mexico

 

Contested Chinese Identity: Modernism and Fundamentalism in Contemporary Landscape Design

Mary Padua

University of Florida, U.S.A.

 

Wandering in a Traditional City of Colonial Taiwan: The Urban Transformation of Taipei, 1895-1945

Ping-Sheng Wu

National Kinmen Institute of Technology, Taiwan

 

Other Modernities: Rise of a Japanese Colonial Capital City, 1932-1937

Yishi Liu

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Partition and Independence: Shaping Twentieth-Century Delhi with Communal and Secular Nationalisms

Varun Kapur

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                          

 

C.1 CHANGING TRADITIONS

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Donald Watts

Kansas State University, U.S.A.

 

Summer Milkhouses

L. Keith Loftin and Jacqueline Victor

University of Colorado and Denver University, U.S.A.

 

The Galae and the Soi: Two Traditions in the Struggle for Identity in Thailand

Thomas Merrigan

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

 

Bushinengué Art: Traditional/Modern

Anne Hublin

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

 

Interrogating the Hakura Tradition: Lebanese Village Gardens as Product and Production

Jala Makhzoumi

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Changing Traditions of Green in Gulf Urbanism

Gareth Doherty

Harvard University, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008 

11:45 AM – 1:25 PM                  PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.2 ARCHITECTURAL EXPERTISE AND TRADITION

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah

Cairo University, Egypt

 

Fasil Gheorgis, Ethiopia, and Architecture’s Borderland

Mark Jarzombek

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

 

Contending Tradition: Planning Working-Class Extensions of the City in Late-Twentieth-Century Portugal

Tiago Castela

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Tradition, Realism, and the Vernacular: Italian Architecture Between the Two World Wars

Michelangelo Sabatino

University of Houston, U.S.A.

 

Questioning Traditions: The Work of Geoffrey Bawa

Arief Setiawan

Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.2 (RE)GENERATING HERITAGE

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Ali Alraouf

University of Bahrain, Bahrain

 

Industrial World Heritage: A Strategy for Economic Regeneration or Social Exclusion

Chris Landorf

University of Newcastle, Australia

 

The Mughal Garden Heritage: Regenerated Traditions and Spaces

Amita Sinha

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.

 

Tradition Versus Representation

Julia Theodoraki-Patsi

National University of Athens, Greece

 

Giving Reconstruction a History: Architectural Renaissance of Invented Tradition in Modern Korea

Jong Hyun Lim

Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.2 REGENERATION OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

J. Brooke Harrington

Temple University, U.S.A.

 

Deals, Wheels, and Keels: Economic Considerations in the Rapid Reshaping of Cultural Traditions in Macao

Sharif Shams Imon and Lynne DiStefano

IFT, Macao, and The University of Hong Kong, China

 

Danzón and Son in Regeneration Strategies: The Case of Veracruz, Mexico

Brenda Galvan-Lopez

Newcastle University, U.K.

 

Tradition and Change in Post-Regeneration Manchester

Eamonn Canniffe

Manchester School of Architecture, U.K.

 

Influences of Tradition on the Politics and Practices of Waterfront Regeneration: A Cross-Regional Comparison

Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari

Edinburgh College, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

1:25 PM – 2:25 PM                   

BREAK (Lunch on your own)

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008

2:25 PM – 4:25 PM                    PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.3 NEOLIBERALISM AND THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Howayda Al-Harithy

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Neoliberalism at Work in Amman: Circulating Global Capital, Images, Consumption Patterns, and Planning Models

Rami Daher

German-Jordanian University, Jordan

 

Reorienting Amman: Neoliberalism and the Iconography of the Local

Christopher Parker

Ghent University, Belgium

 

Politicizing Tradition: The Reconstruction of Abu Dhabi's Central Market

Yasser Elsheshtawy

United Arab Emirates University, U.A.E.

 

Consumerism and Corporatization: The Transformation of Public Space in Beirut's Fashionable Hamra Street

AbdelHalim Jabr

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Neither Public nor Private: The Production of Space in Postwar(s) Beirut, Lebanon

Hiba Bou Akar

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.3 THE IDEOLOGICAL APPARATUS OF TRADITION AND THE REVIVAL OF NATIONALISM

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

New York University, U.S.A.

 

Entangled Modernisms: Building the Moi International Sports Center

Duanfang Lu

University of Sydney, Australia

 

When Traditionalism Speaks for the Nation: Discourse on the Crocodile Pit and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Eka Permanasari

University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Selling Tradition through Architecture in Romagna, Italy

Luca Guardigli

Università di Bologna, Italy

 

Monument without Qualities: Toward a Theory of Tradition

Shundana Yusaf

Princeton University, U.S.A.

 

“Norman” Architecture: Perception of Origin and Power in Irish Cultural Heritage

Marion McGarry

University of Ulster, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.3 MANAGING CULTURAL HERITAGE

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Chee-Kien Lai

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Curative Reuse of Historical Monuments: Rehabilitating Hong Kong’s Central Police Station Compound for Temporary Use

Thomas Chung

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

 

Interrogating Tradition through Architectural Modernity in China

Edward Denison

University College London, U.K.

 

Modernismo Modernized: A Tourist Site Designed by Gaudí at Risk

Madga Saura

Technical University of Catalonia, Spain

 

Worth, Value, and Price: Constituting and Reconstructing Tradition in Resurrections of Sixteenth-Century Melaka, Palembang, and Makassar

Imran Bin Tajudeen

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainability: A Study of Inner-City Neighborhood Redevelopment in Beijing

Donia Zhang

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

4:25 PM – 4:40 PM                   

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008

4:40 PM – 6:40 PM       

           

PLENARY SESSION: FUNDAMENTALISMS AND TRADITION

LOCATION: SOUTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

 

Chair:

Nezar AlSayyad

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Epistemologies of Counterinsurgency: Tradition, Tribalism, and Terror in the City

Derek Gregory

University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Return to Traditions: A Response to Violent Urban Crises?

Brigitte Piquard

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Discussant:

Dell Upton

University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

 

OPENING RECEPTION

HOSTED BY BLACKWELL’S BOOKSHOP

                                                                                                                                                           
 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

OXFORD WALKING TOUR

 

Option 1: Historic Oxford Tour

Option 2: Modern Oxford Tour

Option 3: Cowley Regeneration Tour

 

Please meet at the University of Oxford Examination Schools at 8:45 AM.

Tours will leave promptly at 9:00 AM.

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

BREAK (Lunch on your own)

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM                    PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.4 ARCHITECTURAL FORM AND THE LANGUAGE OF SPACE

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Eeva Aarrevaara

Lahti University, Finland

 

Rethinking Chinese Tradition and Western Influence in the Urban Transformation of Coastal Cities in Modern China

Chye Kiang Heng

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

The Future Tradition of Nature

Amy Murphy

University of Southern California, U.S.A.

 

Reinvestigating the Tradition of Building Royal Cities in Burma: Mandalay, 1859-1885

Francois Tainturier

School of Oriental and African Studies, U.K.

 

Making Korean Architecture: “Western-Style” Buildings and the Modern Tradition

Sang-Hun Joo

Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

 

Addressing the Past Beyond Visual Entrapments: Lessons within the Traditional Way of Architecture

Snehal Nagarsheth

CEPT University, India

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.4 TRADITION AND THE QUESTION OF IDENTITY

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Noha Nasser

Birmingham City University, U.K.

 

The Legend of Brigadoon: Architecture and Identity in the Scottish Highlands

Daniel Maudlin

University of Plymouth, U.K.

 

Built Forever: The Millenary Tradition of English Almshouses

J. Fernando Bontempo

University of Guadalajara, Mexico

 

Interrogating Place and Identity: The Influences of Imported Cultures on Local Traditional Architecture of Cyprus

Makbule Oktay

Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

 

Orientalism as Fundamentalism? Cinematic Representations of Iraq and the Evolution of British Empire, 1950-1958

Mona Damluji

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Institutional Fundamentalism and the Tradition of “Free Speech”: Celebrating 1964 in Place, Space, and Time

Clare Robinson

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.4 BUILDING TRADITIONS

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Morna Livingston

Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

 

Technical Eclecticism as Revitalization of Building Tradition: The Case of French Mandate Beirut

Robert Saliba

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Processes of “Re-Medievalization” in the Mediterranean Urban Fabric: The Case of Jerusalem

Giulia Annalinda Neglia

Politecnico di Bari, Italy

 

Early Years of the Modern Chinese Construction Industry

Huey Ying Hsu

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Building and Rebuilding Houses: Modern Law and Traditional Practice in Bangladesh

Tareef Khan and Howard Davis

The University of Hong Kong, China, and University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Regeneration and Appropriation of the Idea of Traditional Community in a Suburban Town and Collective Housing Development in Japan from the 1920s to the Present

Izumi Kuroishi

Aoyamagakuin University, Japan

                                                                                                                                                           

 

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM       

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM       

 

PRESENTATION OF THE JEFFREY COOK AWARD

LOCATION: SOUTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

 

PLENARY SESSION: REGENERATION AND TRADITION

LOCATION: SOUTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

 

Chair:

Mark Gillem

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Postindustrial Craftsmanship: A Speculation on the Regeneration of Vernacular Processes

Howard Davis

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Tradition and Change: A Method for Addressing Regional Distinctiveness

Kingston Heath

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Discussant:

Anthony D. King

Binghamton University, U.S.A. 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008

 

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

 

EVENING RECEPTION

HOSTED BY OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

 

BY INVITATION ONLY

 

                                                                                                                                                             

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2008

 

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM                  PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.5 THE POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE REGULATION OF TRADITION

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Duanfang Lu

University of Sydney, Australia

 

Regulating Tradition in the Present-Day English Countryside

Tricia Stuth

University of Tennessee, U.S.A.

 

Interrogating of Tradition in Modern Developments: The Yenişehir Neighborhood in Lefkoşa, North Cyprus

Hifsiye Pulhan

Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

 

Form, Language, and Derivation: Evaluating the Urban Landscape of Praça XV de Novembro

Cristiane Duarte

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Hybrid Processes in Sarawak: One Hundred Years of Indigenization, Institutional Architecture, and Settlement Patterns from 1841

John Ting

Melbourne University, Australia

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.5 APPROPRIATING THE LOST PAST: THE ROLE OF RUINS

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Dietrich Neumann

Brown University, U.S.A.

 

Appropriation of Architectural Ruins in Britain During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Rumiko Handa

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, U.S.A.

 

Troy, Homer, and the Messiness of Time: Confounding Expectations

Elizabeth Riorden

University of Cincinnati, U.S.A.

 

“Stone upon Stone”: From Neruda’s “Heights of Macchu Picchu” to His House in Isla Negra

Patricia Morgado

North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

 

Appropriating the Lost Past: The Role of Tourism in Shaping the Contemporary Built Environment in Asia and Africa

Joseph Aranha

Texas Tech University, U.S.A.

 

The Mosques in Ayvalik: Appropriating the Lost Past of Kynodies

Yasemin Guney

Balikesir University, Turkey

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.5 CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN THE TRADITIONAL BUILT ENVIRONMENT

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Maria Moreno-Carranco

Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico

 

Cultural Change and Tradition in the Indigenous Architecture of Oceania

Paul Memmott

University of Queensland, Australia

 

Alterity and Escape: The Cultural Imaginary of the Urban Landscape

Gijs Wallis De Vries

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

 

Continuity and Change in Native American Pueblos

Paul Oliver

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Constancy and Change in the Built Environment: The Case of Kuwait

Mohammad Al-Jassar

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, U.S.A.

 

Essaouira: The Urban Transformation of a Compact Medina

Mohammad Elshahed

New York University, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2008

11:15 AM – 12:55 PM                PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.6 HISTORICAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Raymond Lifchez

University of California, Berkeley

 

Maidan to Padang: Reinventions of an Urban Space Type in Singapore and Malaysia

Chee-Kien Lai

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Making Mute Arches Sing: Abderrahman Bouchama and Post-Revolutionary Architecture in Algeria

Sheila Crane

University of Virginia, U.S.A.

 

Interrogating Tradition: Prisms of Supermodernity

Diane Wildsmith

University of Indonesia, Indonesia

 

The Tradition of “Islamic Architecture”: From Western Construction to Eastern Champion

Reem Alissa

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.6 GEO-POLITICAL EXPRESSIONS AND SPATIAL CONFIGURATIONS OF TRADITION

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Lynne DiStefano

The University of Hong Kong, China

 

Neot Kedumim: Celebrating Tradition in Israel's National Biblical Reserve

Tal Alon Mozes

Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

 

The “Architecturally Noble Savage”: On the Sustainable Nature of Indigenous Building

Gabriel Arboleda

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Rethinking Tradition: Arab/Jewish (Co)Existence in Haifa

Ziva Kolodney

Technion University in Haifa, Israel

 

Contesting Statehood: The Making and Remaking of the Republican Architectural Tradition

Chung Man Carmen Tsui

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                             

C.6 TRADITION, ARCHITECTURE, AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Robert Mugerauer

University of Washington, U.S.A.

 

Tradition as the “Other” of Modernism: Discussing Sibyl Moholy-Nagy’s Native Genius in Anonymous Architecture

Hilde Heynen

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

 

A Changing Process of the Traditional Built Environment in Yunnan, China

Yun Gao

University of Huddersfield, U.K.

 

Bruce Grove Transferred: The Role of Diverse Traditions in Historic Conservation

Kate Jordan

University of Portsmouth, U.K.

 

Passes of Tradition: Creation and Dissemination of Architectural Knowledge in Ladakh

Sarika Jhawar

Independent Scholar, India

                                                                                                                                                           

 

12:55 PM – 2:00 PM

BREAK (Lunch on your own)

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2008

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                    PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.7 REINVENTING TRADITIONS FOR THE MODERN WORLD

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Hasan Uddin Khan

Roger Williams University, U.S.A.

 

Redefining the Edge

Robert Brown

University of Plymouth, U.K.

 

From Sleeping Porch to Sleeping Machine: Inverting Traditions of Fresh Air in North America

Charlie Hailey

University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S.A.

 

Manipulating Tradition(s): A Key to Promote Modern Architecture

Christine Vendredi-Auzanneau

Keio University, Japan

 

Dynamic Reinterpretation of the Past: The Carlsberg Breweries Redevelopment in Copenhagen

Svava Riesto

Copenhagen University, Denmark

 

Linguistic Contamination: An Epistemological Tool for Interrogating Vernacular Tradition and Contemporary Architecture

Paola Tosolini

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.7 SPACES OF CITIZENSHIP

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Derek Gregory

University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Restructuring Place: Postwar Reconstruction Projects in Lebanon

Marwan Ghandour

Iowa State University, U.S.A.

 

Spaces of Insurgency: Refugee Squatting and the Politics of Belonging in Calcutta

Romola Sanyal

Rice University, U.S.A.

 

Interrogating the Urban Process: Directed by Vision or Crisis?

Heba Farouk Ahmed

Cairo University, Egypt

 

Death as Arrival: U.S. Militarism, Foreign-Born Soldiers, and Posthumous Citizenship

Elizabeth Lee

University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Contesting Traditions in Japanese-American Concentration Camps

Lynne Horiuchi

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. 

                                                                                                                                                          

 

C.7 PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY IN TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Mark Gillem

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

“Tradition” and the Agency of the Disempowered: The Work of the Hunnar Shālā Foundation, Bhuj, India

Vikram Prakash

University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

 

Cisterns in Sanctuaries: Sharing Water in a Tribal Culture of Violence

Morna Livingston

Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

 

Sharing Water, Sharing Space: A Social Geography of Communal Laundries

Shana Greenstein

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A.

 

Traffic Policies for Sustainable Traditional Environments: The Case of Ankara Citadel

Cuneyt Elker

Cankaya University, Turkey

 

Contemporary Urban Management Systems in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: A Radical Departure from the Past

Vibha Bhattarai-Upadhyay

University of Sydney, Australia

                                                                                                                                                           

           

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2008

4:15 PM – 6:15 PM                    PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.8 THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF DWELLINGS

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Ipek Akpinar

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

 

The Return of the Turkish House

Ipek Tureli

Brown University, U.S.A.

 

From Facade to Interstitial Space: Reframing San Francisco’s Victorian Residential Architecture

Tanu Sankalia

University of San Francisco, U.S.A.

 

Shunning the Ordinary: Suburban Pretension Goes Global

Rosemary Latter

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Communism and Tulous: A Study of Socio-Politics and Traditional Dwellings

Jing Zheng

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

 

The Evolved Face of Walls in Chinese Urban Housing

Fang Xu

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.8 CONSTRUCTING SPACES OF MEMORY: TRADITION, PRESERVATION, AND GENTRIFICATION

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Mejgan Massoumi

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Traditions of the Mosque Versus Traditions of the Monument: Muslim Subjects and the Consumption of National Heritage in Delhi, India

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

New York University, U.S.A.

 

On the Fringes of Sacredness: Constructing Spaces of Memory in Abu Dhabi

Mohamed El Amrousi

United Arab Emirates University, U.A.E.

 

Tradition Stereotypes and Cultural Resistance through Traditional Forms: The Case of the Hadhramawt, Yemen

Fernando Varanda

Universidade Lusofona, Portugal

 

Stealth Gentrification: Camouflage and Commerce on the Lower East Side

Lara Belkind

Harvard University, U.S.A.

 

Death Versus Destruction: The Fundamentalist Positioning of Preservationists and Modernists During World War II

Susanne Cowan

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.8 RURAL GEOGRAPHIES: PRESERVATION PRACTICES

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Yasser Elsheshtawy

United Arab Emirates University, U.A.E.

 

Tradition or Scenography: Mirages of Vernacular Architecture

Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares and Camila Mileto

Universidad Politécnica of Valencia, Spain

 

Conflicts Between Tradition and Preservation

Carol Martin Watts

Kansas State University, U.S.A.

 

Protecting the Parish: One Thousand Years of Parochial Land Management in the East Riding of Yorkshire

Anthony D. C. Hyland

University of York, U.K.

 

Connection Not Constraint: The Reemergence of Traditional Vernacular Housing in Rural Riparian Settlements of the Chao Phraya Delta, Thailand

Pratima Nimsamer

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Transformation of Rural Inhabitation in Romania During the Period of Post-Socialist Transition: A Social and Architectural Perspective

Andrei Serbescu

University of Architecture and Urbanism Ion Mincu, Romania

                                                                                                                                                           

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM                  PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.9 IDENTITY POLITICS AND THE REINSCRIPTION OF SPACE

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Vikram Prakash

University of Washington, U.S.A.

 

The Politics of Identity Construction in Postwar Reconstruction

Howayda Al-Harithy

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Tourath, Identity, and the Lebanese Salon Arabisant

Sylvia Shorto

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Tradition and Tribal Nations: Constructing Native American Architectures and Identities

Anne Lawrason Marshall

University of Idaho, U.S.A.

 

Inala Traditions: Places, People, and History in Urban Indigenous Communities

Kelly Greenop

University of Queensland, Australia

 

“Epistemology” of Place: Interrogating Hanoi’s Identity through Everyday Architecture and Culture

Dinh Quoc Phuong

University of Melbourne, Australia

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.9 TRADITIONS OF CULTURE: CULTURES OF TRADITION

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Chye Kiang Heng

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Mythologies of Placemaking in America: The Fictions and Traditions of the New England Village

B. D. Wortham-Galvin

University of Maryland, U.S.A.

 

Alternate Mode of Spatial Representation: Modern West Meets Persianate Visual Culture

Frances Downing

Texas A & M University, U.S.A.

 

Bangkok Homelife: A Study of the Emergence of the Contemporary Thai Domestic Interior

Nuttinee Karnchanaporn

King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Thailand

 

Questioning the Tradition of Spaces and Traditional Spaces in Cypriot Settlements: The Case of Lapta, North Cyprus

Halide Orcunoglu and Hifsiye Pulhan

Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

 

Matrixes of Tradition in the Work of Renzo Piano

Giamila Quattrone

Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.9 ENCLOSURES/FORECLOSURES, RISK/SPACE

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Howard Davis

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

 

The Fabrication of Tradition: The Rammed-Earth Revival in Britain, 1905-1925

Mark Swenarton

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Contested Thresholds and Displaced Traditions of Fisher Dwelling: A Study of Traditional Sri Lankan Coastal Architecture

Shenuka De Sylva

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

 

Eco-Trade: Eco-Tourism and the Discourse on Tradition

Sebnem Yucel Young

Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

 

Addressing the Vulnerability of Fishing Communities in Post-Tsunami Reconstruction: A Cultural Perspective from Kovalam Village, Tamilnadu, Southern India

Ram Sateesh Pasupuleti

University of Westminster, U.K.

 

Tradition, Place, and Identity: Community Resilience in the Wake of Disaster

Meredith Feike

Louisiana State University, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

           

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM   

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008                                                                                       

11:15 AM – 12:55 PM                PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.10 TRADITION BY MEANS OF SELF-INTERROGATION: EPISTEMOLOGIES OF RESILIENCE

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Joseph Aranha

Texas Tech University, U.S.A.

 

Tradition, Tourism, and Technology: Epistemologies of Resilience in Freiburg im Breisgau

Robert Mugerauer

University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

 

The Scheherazade Syndrome: Fiction and Fact in Dubai’s Quest to Become a Global City

Alamira Reem Bani Hashim

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Tradition as Reinterpretation of the Past

Eeva Aarrevaara

Lahti University, Finland

 

Performances of Chinese Traditions by the Sino-Burmese in Rangoon, Burma/Myanmar

Jayde Lin Roberts

University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A. 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.10 DESIGN PRACTICE AND PEDAGOGY

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Heba Farouk Ahmed

Cairo University, Egypt

 

Tradition, Where Are You? A House Renovation Guide for the Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam Innu Community

Andre Casault

Université Laval, Canada

 

An Inclusive Design Model: Pedagogical Examples of Yoruba and Gujarati Spaces

Abimbola Asojo and Vibhavari Jani

University of Oklahoma and Louisiana Tech University, U.S.A.

 

Kath-Khuni in Himachal Pradesh: Documenting and Practicing Tradition

Jay Thakkar and Skye Morrison

CEPT University, India, and Concordia University, Canada

 

The Construct of Vernacular Architecture as a Pedagogic Object of Climatic Design

Vandana Baweja

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.10 OPERATIONALIZING TRADITION, REGENERATING HERITAGE

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

L. Keith Loftin and Jacqueline Victor

University of Colorado and Denver University, U.S.A.

 

Regeneration: Discovering Tradition through Cross-Cultural Design Education

Donald Watts

Kansas State University, U.S.A.

 

Encompassing Tradition in the Contemporary Living Environment

Aida Azmin

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

 

Traditional Building: Retro Style or Future Heritage?

Tom Jefferies

Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.

 

Operative Tradition: The Typological Process of an Urban Settlement in Nanjing, China

Fei Chen

University of Strathclyde, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

12:55 PM – 2:00 PM     

BREAK

Lunch on your own

                                                                                                                                                           

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM        PAPER SESSIONS

                                                                                                                                                           

 

A.11 SOVEREIGNTY AND SEGREGATION: GEOGRAPHIES OF BELONGING

LOCATION: ROOM A

 

Chair:

Ipek Tureli

Brown University, U.S.A.

 

Cultural Landscapes in Terrains of Contestation: Space, Ideology, and Practice in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town

Sadiq Toffa

University of Cape Town, South Africa

 

A Politicized Aesthetic: Rroma Neovernacular Architecture in Post-Communist Romania

Elena Tomlinson

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Moments of Opportunity or Not? The Reconstruction of Beirut’s Southern Suburbs and Nahr Al Bared Refugee Camp

Sofia Shwayri

St. Antony's College, U.K.

 

Housing, Sanitation, and the Competing Discourses of a “Civilizing Society” in Colonial Hong Kong

Cecilia Chu

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Local/Transnational Imaginings of Transitional Justice in Northern Uganda

Julie Shackford-Bradley

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

B.11 CULTURAL CAPITAL AND THE REINVENTION OF HERITAGE

LOCATION: ROOM B

 

Chair:

Mike Robinson

Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K.

 

The Theming of Arabia: Cultural Capitalism and the Reinvention of Tradition in the Persian Gulf

Khaled Adham

United Arab Emirates University, U.A.E.

 

Regenerating Urban Traditions in Bahrain: Learning from Bab Al-Bahrain, the Authentic Fake

Ali Alraouf

University of Bahrain, Bahrain

 

Tradition of Consumption, Consumption of Tradition

Catherine Sckerl

Independent Scholar, U.S.A.

 

Created Traditions: The Case of the Estrada Real, a Cultural Route in Brazil

Leonardo Castriota

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

The Future of the Bayt Arabi: Preserving or Re-Creating a Syrian Tradition

Faedah Totah

Virginia Commonwealth University, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

C.11 TRANSLATING AND TRANSMITTING ARCHITECTURAL IDEAS

LOCATION: ROOM C

 

Chair:

Mui Ho

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Combinatory Architecture: A Tool for the  Revival of Islamic Cities in the Age of Information

Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah

Cairo University, Egypt

 

Digital Diffusion of Research: Limits and Potentials

J. Brooke Harrington

Temple University, U.S.A.

 

A Generative Computational Model for the Regeneration of Marrakech Medina

Joao Rocha

University of Evora, Portugal

 

The Meanings in Terms: (Indigenous) + (Architecture)

Anne Burgess

University of Sydney, Australia

                                                                                                                                                           

           

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

COFFEE BREAK

                                                                                                                                                           

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008

4:15 PM – 6:15 PM       

                                                                                                                                                           

 

FINAL PLENARY PANEL

LOCATION: SOUTH SCHOOL, FIRST FLOOR

 

Moderators:

Nezar AlSayyad

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Marcel Vellinga

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

 

Commentators:

Greig Crysler

University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Dianne Harris

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.

Mark Jarzombek

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

 

Guests:

Howard Davis

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

Derek Gregory

University of British Columbia, Canada

Kingston Heath

University of Oregon, U.S.A.

Brigitte Piquard

Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

                                                                                                                                                           

 

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM                   

 

CLOSING RECEPTION

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