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THE MYTH OF TRADITION

OCTOBER 4-7, 2012

Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments

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This IASTE conference will examine the role of myths in the creation and endurance of particular traditions of space and practice. In many cultures, narratives based on little more than a story retold are used to establish and perpetuate traditions that guide behaviors, customs, and actions. Through constant repetition, myths become regimes of truth, as well as structures of shared meanings in the making of tradition. A myth is often a story whose origin is beyond anyone’s memory or any group’s history.  For some, it is used to suggest “fiction” or “illusion.” Among certain scholars of culture, it refers to stories coded among primitive societies over time, which constitute “living myths.” Many myths are regulating narratives with a rhetorical function. They impart a particular ethos, map out morality, and define the parameters of accepted behavior, making legible the particular boundaries of religion, culture, and practice. Traditions, then, constitute the ways in which these myths maintain their hold, and space becomes key in their manifestation and perpetuation. Indeed, spatial traditions continue to operate even when the myth upon which they were founded has disappeared. The analysis and use of myth in urban planning and architecture has a long history, but for the most part has focused on the design of urban utopias or religious places.  However, traditions based on myths have shaped the profane spaces of the everyday. Discussions of modernism, New Urbanism, or sustainability all rely on and perpetuate certain myths. The myths that have justified these traditions have their inherent problems which, when exposed, raise new questions regarding spatial productions. Moreover, they often have tangible political and spatial implications. IASTE scholars have weighed in on many aspects of tradition, but the focus in this conference turns to a critical examination of one of tradition’s important foundations.

CONFERENCE HOST
University of Oregon

Conference Sponsors
School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon
Department of Architecture, University of Oregon
Urban Design Lab, University of Oregon
College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Nezar AlSayyad, IASTE President, University of California, Berkeley
Mark Gillem, IASTE Director and Conference Chair, University of Oregon
Sophie Gonick, IASTE Coordinator, University of California, Berkeley
Emelia Day, IASTE Conference Coordinator, University of Oregon
Vicky Garcia, CEDR Conference Administrator, University of California, Berkeley

SESSIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah, Heba Farouk Ahmed, Stefan Al, Howayda Al-Harithy, Joe Aranha, Vandana Baweja, Anne-Marie Broudehoux, C. Greig Crysler, Yasser Elsheshtawy, Emily Gottreich, Stephanie Malia Hom, Duanfang Lu, Mejgan Massoumi, David Moffat, Robert Mugeraeur, Sylvia Nam, Dietrich Neumann, Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Mike Robinson, Romola Sanyal, Ipek Tureli, Montira Horayangura Unakul, Dell Upton

LOCAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Howard Davis, Kingston Heath, Deni Ruggeri, Alison Snyder, Yizhao Yang, Jenny Young

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Please refer to our website (http://iaste.berkeley.edu) for instructions on how to register for the conference. Registration fees are $400 (including a special discounted individual IASTE membership). Students are eligible for reduced fees of $250.  All conference presenters must register in order to participate in the conference and be included in the final program. Registration must be completed no later than May 1, 2012. After May 1, conference fees will increase to $500 and $250, respectively.

CONFERENCE SITE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
The conference will be held a The Nines Hotel in Portland, Oregon, a Starwood Luxury Collection property. This historic hotel in the heart of downtown has offered a very competitive rate of $179 plus tax per night for single or double occupancy and complimentary wireless access throughout the hotel. In order to obtain special room rates, participants should call 888.627.7208 and refer to the IASTE group, or book online at http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1201230719&key=3BF64.

POSTCONFERENCE TRIPS
Following the conference, two optional one-day trips will be offered for an additional fee. These trips will be by coach and will take participants to historic sites and through memorable landscapes. Participants can sign up for one or both trips and will be able to extend their stay at The Nines Hotel until Wednesday, October 10.
Monday, October 8: Participants will begin with a drive up the scenic Columbia River Gorge with stops at key historic sites. Dinner will be at the Timberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark at Mount Hood built during the Great Depression.  The day will end in Portland at The Nines Hotel. The fee including transportation, lunch, and dinner is $145.00.
Tuesday, October 9: Participants will travel to the Oregon Wine Country and visit historic sites and local wineries. The day will end back in Portland at The Nines Hotel with an optional dinner at a nearby Portland microbrewery. The fee including transportation and lunch is $95.00.
To participate in either of these trips, please contact Ecotours of Oregon at 888.868.7733 (phone) or 503.245.1428 (fax) or via email ecotours@teleport.com and refer to the IASTE 2012 postconference trip you would like to attend.

VISA INFORMATION
In many cases, a visa is necessary for travel to the United States. Please check with your local United States consulate or visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html.

JEFFREY COOK AWARD FOR BEST PAPER
Every year, the Jeffrey Cook award is given to two presenters at the IASTE conference: the author of the best paper by a scholar and the author of the best paper by a student. The winners will each receive an award of $1,000 and, after appropriate review and revision, their papers will be published in Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review. Papers should be concerned with the subject of traditional dwellings and settlements in a manner that challenges traditional scholarship on the subject and engages spatial analysis from an interdisciplinary perspective. We strongly encourage all interested participants to indicate that they would like the Award Committee to evaluate their papers.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
John Archer, University of Minnesota
Powers and Perils of a Guiding Myth: The American Dream and Suburbia
Mia Fuller, University of California, Berkeley
Exacerbating Traditions: Foundation Myths in Fascist Italy
Nasser Rabbat, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fabled Cities of the East
Chris Wilson, University of New Mexico
Living Traditions: The Vernacular, Revivalism, and Reurbanization

PLACEMAKING AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MYTH

Spiritual Traditions, Mythical Spaces
Bhatari Darjosanjoto and Endang Titi Sunarti Darjosanjoto, Indonesia
How the Bugis Community Employs Myths to Structure Space and Place
Hesam Kamalipour, Gholamhossein Memarian, Sayad Mohammad, and Farid Moosaviyan, Iran
Exploring the Myth of “Four” in Persian Vernacular Architecture
Maggie Mei Kei Hui, Hong Kong
The Construction of Myth in Tibetan Architecture and the Modern City of Lhasa
Ayda Melika, USA
The Myth of Karbala: Socio-Spatial Practices in Contemporary Tehran
Ram Sateesh Pasupuleti, Jyoti Mithal, Siva Sakthivel Ramadoss, and Arthi Kanchanana Manohar, India
Transforming Temple Streets in the New Digital Era
Gunawan Tjahjono, Indonesia
The House and the Megalith: On the Myth and Reality of the Sumbanese Architectural Tradition

Modernism Unbound: Myths, Practices, and Policies
Susanne Cowan, USA
The Social Fix: The Myth of Physical Determinism and the Rise of Social Factors
Pedro Palazzo and Luciana Saboia, Brazil
Capital in a Void: Modernist Myths of Brasilia
Karen Franck, USA
Deconstructing the “Pruitt-Igoe Myth” and (Re)Constructing Several Counter Arguments
Laurence Loftin III, USA
The Timeless and the Timefull
Flavia Nascimento, Brazil
The Myth of Modern Living: The Trajectory of Rio’s Pedregulho Housing Development
Sharone Tomer, USA
A ”Democratic Modernism”: Institutionalizing and Perpetuating Modernism in South Africa
Ellen Shoshkes, USA
Mid-Century Modernism: UN Community Development Policy, CIAM, and Geddes in India
Ipek Tureli, Canada
Housing Options after Pruitt-Igoe: Dispersal Policy and Scattered-Site Projects

Myth and Place in Architecture and Planning
Yael Allweil, Israel
Palestinian Peasant Housing after 1858, the ”New Native” Nationalism, and the Ayan Myth of Tradition
Younjung Do and BongHee Jeon, Republic of Korea
The Nationalization of Women in Postcolonial Korea: Placemaking for Shin Saimdang as “Good Mother-Good Wife”
Halide Erogul and Hifsiye Pulhan, Cyprus
The Myths and Traditions in the Making of Places: The Case of Municipal Market ”Bandabulya” in Cyprus
Timothy Imeokparia, USA
The Neighborhood Concept as a Narrative-Myth of Community
Samantha Salden, USA
The Illegal Fabric: Understanding the American Dream and Its Effect on Chicago
Jieheerah Yun, USA
English Villages: A Myth of “an Unspeakable Tongue” and Immersion as Remedy

Myths, Monuments, and Museums
Cecilia Chu, USA
Superscribing Histories: The Construction of Sun Yat-Sen Memorials in Hong Kong and Vancouver
Mennat El-Husseiny, Egypt
Egyptian State-Led Competitions : Between Political Agendas and the Myth of the ”Space of Possible”
Yasser Elsheshtawy, UAE
Museums in Arabia and the Myth of Cultural Enlightenment
Jihong Kim and BongHee Jeon, Republic of Korea
Creating Political Places through Myth: The Hyeonchungsa Project in Korea in the 1960s
Izumi Kuroishi, Japan
Mythologies of the Imperial Shrine and Its Outer Garden Spaces in Tokyo Urban Planning
Rick Miller, USA
Unsettled Meaning: Memorializing Lost Mobility through a Monument in Ordos, Inner Mongolia
Eka Permanasari, Indonesia
Claiming Power through Myth Insinuated in Urban Forms: The Case of the Arjuna Wijaya Statue
Anne-Marie Broudehoux, Canada, Clara Irazabal, USA, and Sofia ShwayrI, South Korea
Deconstructing Mleeta: Myth-Making at the Hezbollah Resistance Museum, Lebanon

Memory, Mythology, and Historiography
Marianna Al Assal, Brazil
The Great Portuguese World Exhibition and the (Re)Construction of Ties with Brazil in a World at War
Thomas Chung, Hong Kong
The Myth of “Peaceful Country”: On Commemorative Space in Modern Japan, from Yasukuni to Hiroshima
Daniel Coslett, USA
Allusions to Antiquity in Colonial, Catholic, and Postcolonial Tunisia: A Semiotic Analysis in Three Parts
Joomi Lee, USA
Building a New Sultanistic City: The Bouregreg Project and the Moroccan Monarchy
Hui-Wen Lin, Taiwan
Ambivalent Memory: Representation and Monumental Meanings of Political Prison during Taiwan’s ”White Terror”
Ozge Sade-Mete, USA
The Contested Myth: Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums in Turkey
Andreea Mihalache, USA
The Unconquered Citadel: Post-Communist Myths and the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania
Arief Setiawan, USA
A Multiple Life of Architecture: An Indonesian Case
Anne Toxey, USA
Political Battles Disguised as Conflicting Myths

Dwelling in Myth
Gladys Arana, Mexico
Public and Private Space in the Mexican Southeast: The Mayan Myths and Habits
James Davidson, Australia
The Maya House: Myth and Tradition in Socio-Spatial Design and Everyday Practice
Bilgen Dündar and Sebnem Yucel, Turkey
Mythification of “New” and “Vernacular” in the Early Republican Period (1930-1940) in Turkey
Yun Gao, UK
The Interior Design of Domestic Space in Kunming City, China
Jacqueline Victor and Laurence Loftin III, USA
The Bergeries of Provence, or Where Have All the Sheep Gone?
Wei Zhao, USA
Missing Memories and Forgotten Homes: Challenges in the Construction of a New Socialist Countryside in Rural China

Political Placemaking and Urban Mythology
Nikolina Bobic, Australia
Digital Surveillance: Belgrade’s Archaeology of Emerging Violence
Jeffrey Hou, USA
Preserving or Reinventing the City? Demythologizing Historic Preservation in Taipei
Imran Bin Tajudeen, Singapore
”Living the Next Lap” in ”the City of Tomorrow”: Teleological Myths in Singapore’s New Downtown
Monica Guerra, USA
Narratives of the State: The Politics of Neglect in Medellín, Colombia
Luna Khirfan, Canada
Cosmic Urban Forms: Geometry, Rituals, and the Spirit of Place

MYTHMAKING AND THE POLITICS OF SPACE

Religion, Place, and Myth-Making
Saima Akhtar, USA
Contentious Minarets: Inscribing Muslim-ness into Euro-American Space
Joseph Aranha, USA
Old Tradition — New Applications: Vaastu in the Contemporary Built Environment in India
Tammy Gaber, Canada
Eve’s Apple and the Mosque: Transmuted and Layered Additions to Mosque Vocabulary Pertaining to the Space of Women
Noha Nasser, UK
Muslim-British Architectural Exchanges in Britain: Dispelling Myths, Rewriting History, and Creating Shared Identity
Shraddha Navalli, USA
The Ayodhya Verdict: The Legal Space of Myth
Romola Sanyal, UK
The Myth of Secularism: The Politics of Space-Making in Postcolonial India

Race, Space, and Myth
Chuo Li, USA
The Myth of Tradition in New York’s Chinatown
Sujin Eom, USA
The Myth of Chinatown: Fluctuations, Fluidity, and Flexibility of Chinatowns in History
Lynne Dearborn, USA
The Myth of the American Dream and the Tradition of Single-Family Homeownership in Communities of Color
Joseph Godlewski, USA
Enterprising Masquerades: Plural Identities and Mythic Spaces in Southeastern Nigeria
Shana Greenstein, USA
Sewage-Fat Soap, the Sludge Scam, and Baltimore's Golden Eggs: The Myth of Technological Determinism in an American Sewer
Hector Fernando Burga, USA
Planning the Immigrant City: Insurgent Publics and the Myth of Multicultural Placemaking in Metropolitan Miami

Indigenous Spaces & the Myth of Primitivism
Ronald Hawker, UAE
Resisting Appropriation in Gitanyow: The Bonds of Identity and Space among the Gitxsan People in Northern Canada
Deidre Brown, New Zealand
Architecture Unbounded: The Politics of Myths and Traditions In the Maori Built World
Marcel Vellinga, UK
The Noble Vernacular
Anne Marshall, USA
Countering National Myths with Tribal Museums
Gabriel Arboleda, USA
Ethnoengineering

Imagining the Space of Myth
Amita Sinha, USA
Visualizing Nature Imagery In the Epic Myth Ramayana
Stephanie Malia Hom, USA
Rome, Holographic City: Translations, Betrayals, and Mythologies of the Touristic Screen
Ying-Fen Chen, Taiwan
The Constructing and Changing of Cinematic Hong Kong through the Taiwanese Cult Followings’ Eyes
Mikesch Muecke and Nathaniel Walker, USA
Foundation Myths: Modern Art and the Madness of Karl Junker
Jean-Francois Lejeune, USA
Karl Friedrich Schinkel: The New “Athens-on-the-Spree” and the Myth of Antique Greece
Peter Lang, USA
The Oracle and the Space Shuttle: Students, Puppets and Myth-Making in the Space Age
Gareth Doherty, USA
Irish Literary Myths and the Construction of Landscape
Mrinalini Rajagopalan, USA
When the World Grew Old: Scientific Mythologies and the Nineteenth-Century Making of Delhi’s History

Urban Fantasties and the Myth of the City
Ryan Centner, USA
Traces of Paris, Forgotten?: Urban Icons, Enduring Memories, and the Passé
Moises Gonzales, USA
From Myth to Megacity: The Transformation of the Urban Landscape of Mexico City
Muna Guvenc, USA
Ambiguities of Myth-Making: Construction of Nationalism over the Myth of “Newroz” (Nevruz) in Turkey
Philip Speranza, USA
Catalan Nation Building and Bottom-Up Placemaking: Barcelona Coastal Redevelopment in the 22@ District
Nancy Stieber, USA
The Myth of Urban Resurrection: Amsterdam, Its Founder, and Its Iconic Plan

Nature Mythologized
Brian Davis, USA
The Role of Terrain Vague in the Creation of Cultural Mythologies
Savitri Jalais, France
A Riverfront Structured to Keep Alive Traditions? The Ghāṭ of Benares in India
Maryam Mansoori and Mostafa Mostafa Zade, USA
When Myths Collide: The Mandala Archetype and the Charbagh Tradition in Indian Gardens during the Mughal Empire
Stephen Rigney, Ireland
Comely Maidens In the Garden of Suburbia: Placemaking Narratives along Dublin’s Rural-Urban Frontier
Ekaterini Vlahos, USA
Constructing Narrative Meaning: The Medano-Zapata Ranch

Vernacularizing Myth
Hiba Bou Akar, USA
The Myths of Dohat Aramoun, Lebanon: The Wild, the Vernacular, and the Contested
Heidi Day and Wayne Forster, UK
The Value of Myth and Tradition in Contemporary Welsh Dwellings
Miki Desai, India
Society, Culture, and Tradition: The Wooden Architecture of Kerala
Can Kaya and Sebnem Yücel, Turkey
When Tradition Is an Order
Diana Maldonado and Fernando Lara, USA
Reinterpreting Traditions: Vernacular Architecture In Latin American Cities
Triatno Yudo Harjoko and Putri Nurul Probowati, Indonesia
Is the Laweyan Still “the Laweyan”?
Kevin Nute, USA
Architectural Creation Myths
Sylvia Shorto, Lebanon
Myths of the Handmade: Simone Kosremelli’s Contemporary Vernacular Houses

Regeneration, Preservation, and the Myth of Heritage
Kathrine Ann Cagat, UK
Planting the Seed: Ifugao Myths and Their Role in Conservation and Development
Hisham Gabr, Shaimaa Ibrahim, and Aliaa AlSadaty, Egypt
Nostalgia and Attitudes towards Conservation and Reuse of the Historical Palaces of Mohammed Ali's Family in Egypt
Anne Hublin, France
Controversial Borobudur: Myth and Rationality in Archaeology
Nobuo Mitsuhashi, Japan
Preservation and Reconstruction of Urban Dwelling Space: Qilou Districts in Guangzhou City, China
Faedah Totah, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Preserving Civilization in the Old City of Damascus
Anna Mutin, USA
Planning of Grammichele and Avola: Ideal City or a Model Agrarian Community?
Hassan Radoine, UAE
Tradition and Myth in the Madina: Conservation and Change
Elena Tomlinson, USA
Remaking Bucharest: Shared Heritage and the Competition for Public Projects
Chiao-Yen Yang, USA
Cultural Resilience vs. Historic Preservation: Managing Changes in Bagan, Myanmar

MYTHS AND THE PRACTICE OF TRADITION

Myths and Methods in Architecture and Planning
Ritu Bhatt, USA
Mandala Diagrams as Cognitive Devices: Myths vs. Reality
Elisa Brusegan, USA
The Myth of Bay Region Style in California
Julian Garcia and Joaquin Grau, Spain
Building from the Myth: A Look at the Shilpa Shastras from Anthropology and Architecture
Anna G. Goodman, USA
Insiders as Outsiders: The Myth of “Southern Culture” in Samuel Mockbee’s Rural Studio
Harpreet (Neena) Mand, Australia
Creating Japanese Discursive Space: Politics and Mythology of Tradition and Modernity in Metabolist Proposals
Paul Memmott, Australia
Bio-Architectural Technology and the Dreamtime Knowledge of Spinifex Grass
Maged Nabeel and Mohammed El-Essawy, Egypt
Influence of Mayan Mythology on the Architecture of Eric Owen Moss
Mark Taylor, Australia
Model Homes: Myth and Tradition in Catherine Beecher’s Spatial Diagrams

The Invocation of Myth in Institutional Policy and Practice
Tiago Castela, Portugal
Self-Building for a New Europe: Workers’ Suburbs and the State in European Development, 1945-1975
Thomas Hubka, USA
Assessing the Production and Meaning of America’s Common/Vernacular Housing
Farhan Karim, Australia
Inclusion of the ”Others”: A Critical Review of Architecture’s New Myth
Duanfang Lu, Australia
Tradition, Knowledge, Myth: The Politics of Resettlement in China
Rebecca Mclaughlan, New Zealand
Farewell to the Bad Old Days: Architecture’s Curtain Call on the Myths of Mental Health Care
Robert Mugerauer, USA
From the Mythos to “Mere Myth” of Refuge: Strong Built Forms Are Superseded by Invisibility
Eunice Seng, Hong Kong
The Flat and the Corridor: The “Improvement” Myth in Post-Independence Singapore, c.1959-79
Dikla Yizhar and Rachel Kallus, Israel
Coexisting Myths in Neoliberal Space Production: The Case of the Build Your Own Home Project in Israel

Interrogating Sustainability: Beyond the Green Myth
Eeva Aarrevaara, Finland
Exploring the Roots of the Village as a Myth and an Ideal for Urban Renewal
Allison Earl, Australia
Mythological Registers in the Architectural Language of Sustainability
Brook Muller, USA
Myths of Knowledge Creation in Sustainable Architecture
Tanu Sankalia, USA
Green Mythos: The Language of Sustainability in the Practice of Urban Design
Diane Valerie Wildsmith, Indonesia
Green Myths: A Virtual Odyssey of Ecocities

Myths in a Time of Revolution
Khaled Adham, UAE
Beyond the Modern Urban Center: Decoding Tahrir Square
Walaa Al Khulaitit, USA
The Mythical Fort: The Role of Myth in the Construction of Shia Urban Identity in Qatif, Saudi Arabia
Momen El-Husseiny, USA
Deconstructing the Myth of “Tahrir” and “the Facebook Revolution”
Riem El-Zoghbi, USA
Revolution Interrupted: Land, the Military, and the Myth of Nationalism In Post-Mubarak Egypt
Gihan Hannallah and Riham Faragallah, Egypt
The Myths of Slum Upgrading: A New Vision for Egypt’s Slums after Revolution
Chee-Kien Lai, Singapore
Reclaiming the Prodigal Son: Reconstituting the Republican Revolution in Singapore and Malaysia
Aviva Rubin, USA
Self-Immolation: The Myth of Fire, Contentious Politics, and the Remaking of Public Space
Hussam Salama, Qatar
Tahrir Square: Between Local Traditions and Global Flows
Sofia Shwayri, Republic of Korea
Virtual Heaven, Physical Hell: The Syrian Uprising

Consuming Myths, Globalizing Traditions
Ali Alraouf, Qatar
The Myth of Urban Diversity: The Tale of Two Souqs in Two Gulf Cities, Manama and Doha
Surajit Chakravarty, United Arab Emirates
Layers of Myth In Abu Dhabi’s Interpretation of Postmodern Urbanism
Michael Gonzales, USA
Scales of Entrepreneurial Acts in Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila, as Mythic Norms
Kevin Mitchell, UAE
Myths in the Making: Simultaneous Constructions of Imagined Pasts and Futures in the Present-Day Gulf
Catherine Sckerl, USA
“Driving My Truck Is an Inalienable Right”: Identity, Traditions, and Placemaking in Texas’ (Sub)Urban Spaces
Jasmine Shahin, UAE
Dubai and the Myth of Modernism
Vahid Vahdat Zad, USA
The Myth of Modernity: Descriptions of European Architecture and Urbanism in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travelogues

The Myth of the Nation State
Meltem Al, Seçil Binboga, and Ömer Polat, Turkey
The Metamorphosis of the Wall: A Mythical/Ideological Representation of Urban Space — the Case of Ankara
Sahera Bleibleh, USA
Occupied Space and Socio-Spatial Practices beyond the Myth: The Old Town of Nablus under the Israeli Occupation
Daniela V. de Freitas Simões, Portugal
On the Portuguese Ultimate National Myth
Patricia Morgado, USA
Diego Rivera and the “Building” of Mexican Identity
Itohan Osayimwese, USA
Architecture and the Myth of Authenticity during the German Period in Cameroon
Mike Robinson, UK
The Heritage of Desire: Building an Imagined Taiwan from Grounded Myths
Silje Erøy Sollien, Denmark
The Persistence of the Myth of the Native Hut and the Cradle of Portugueseness on the Indian Ocean
Ming-Chih Tsai, Taiwan
Dreaming the Classical in the Modern World of Postwar Taiwan
Sebnem Yucel, Turkey
Mythologizing the Region: A Critique
Jing Zheng, Hong Kong
State, Guerrillas, and Armed Residents: The Myth of Tulou as “Fortress,” 1920s–1940s

Myth in Design Theory and Practice
Ioana Chinan, USA
The Socialist Balcony: Property Relations between Myth and Reality in Post-Socialist Romania
Mark Donofrio, USA
The Myth of the (Digital) Master Builder
Christos Hadjichristos, Cyprus
Of Gods, Angels, and Mortals: Leaps of Faith and Other Acrobatics in Architectural Theory and Practice
Jeonghyun Kim and BongHee Jeon, USA
The Myth of the Roof Shape in Korean Architecture
Marcela Pizzi, Chile
Anglo-American Heritage in Chile: The Myth of an Imposed Tradition
Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan and Nicholas Saputra, Indonesia
From Komodo to Dragon: Myths in Jakarta’s Urban Practices
Jill Schreifer, USA
The Myth of Security


Inquiries

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Mailing address:
IASTE 2012
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University of California
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