TDSR 22.2 Spring 2011

Editor’s Note

You Can’t Go Home Again: The Place of Tradition in Firefly’s Dystopian Utopia and Utopian Dystopia
Robert Brown
The Prophecy of Code 46: Afuera in Dubai, or Our Urban Future
Yasser Elsheshtawy
“Stone upon Stone”: From Pablo Neruda’s House in Isla Negra to The Heights of Macchu Picchu
Patricia Morgado
Borderless Village: Challenging the Globalist Dystopia in Ansan, South Korea
Jieheerah Yun
Automobile Utopias and Traditional Urban Infrastructure: Visions of the Coming Conflict, 1925–1940
Ted Shelton

Book reviews
Continue reading

TDSR 21.2 Spring 2010

Editor’s Note

Alien And Distant: Rem Koolhaas On Film In Lagos, Nigeria
Joseph Godlewski
The Fabrication Of Place In America: The Fictions And Traditions Of The New England Village
B.D. Wortham-Galvin
From Documentation To Policy-Making: Management Of Built Heritage In Old Aleppo And Old Acre
Luna Khirfan
Maidan To Padang : Reinventions Of Urban Fields In Malaysia And Singapore
Chee-Kien Lai
“Securing Democracy In Iraq”: Sectarian Politics And Segregation In Baghdad, 2003-2007
Mona Damluji

Book Reviews

Continue reading

TDSR 21.1 Fall 2009

Editor’s Note

Future Traditions of Nature
Amy Murphy
Stealth Gentrification: Camouflage and Commerce on the Lower East Side
Lara Belkind
On Change and Adaptation: Rural Inhabitation during the Romanian Post-Socialist Transition
Andrei Serbescu
On Concrete and Stone: Shifts and Conflicts in Israeli Architecture
Alona Nitan-Shiftan
Constructing Ethnic Identity: Making and Remaking Korean-Chinese Rural Houses in Yanbian, 1881-2008
Yishi Liu

Book Reviews

Continue reading

TDSR 20.2 Spring 2009

Editor’s Note

Reflections on iaste at Twenty
David Moffat
Make-Believe Main Streets: Hyperreality and the Lifestyle Center
Mark Gillem
From Sleeping Porch to Sleeping Machine: Inverting Traditions of Fresh Air in North America
Charlie Hailey
The Legend of Brigadoon: Architecture, Identity and Choice in the Scottish Highlands
Daniel Maudlin
Bruce Grove Transferred: The Role of Diverse Traditions in Historic Conservation
Kate Jordan

Book Reviews
 

Continue reading

TDSR 19.2 Spring 2008

Global Tourism, Hyper-Traditions, and the Fractal Condition of the Sign
Khaled Adham

Reconstituting Hmong Culture and Traditions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lynne M. Dearborn

New Silicon Valleys: Tradition, Globalization, and Information-Technology Development in Bangalore, India
John Stallmeyer

Exploring a Cross-Cultural Theory of Architecture
Paul Memmott and James Davidson

Wireless Sites: Architecture in the Space of British Radio, 1927-1945
Shundana Yusaf

Continue reading

TDSR 19.1 Fall 2007

Beyond the Spectacle: Al-Saha Village, Beirut
Mona Khechen

Vocational Migrants and a Tradition of Longing
Trevor H.J. Marchand

New Urbanism as a New Modernist Movement:
A Comparative Look at Modernism and New Urbanism
Michael Vanderbeek and Clara Irazabal

ON CONSERVATION:
Historic District Conservation in China: Assessment and Prospects
Zhu Qian

FIELD REPORT:
The “Palaces” of the Romanian Rroma: A Claim to Citizenship
Elena Tomlinson

Continue reading

TDSR 18.2 Spring 2007

State Constructs of Ethnicity in the Reinvention of Malay–Indonesian Heritage in Singapore
Imran bin Tajudeen
Hyper-Traditions/Hip Villages: Urbanite villagers of Western Anatolia
Sebnem Yucel Young
Heritage of Disappearance? Shekkipmei and Collective Memory(s) in Post-Handover Hong Kong
Cecilia Chu
[SPECIAL ARTICLE] The Nature of the Courtyard House: A Conceptual Analysis
Amos Rapoport
[VISUAL ESSAY] Urban Funk: Globalization at the Margin
Mary Padua
[FIELD REPORT] Tradition and Thermal Performance: An Investigation of New-Vernacular Dwellings in Campinas, Brazil
Doris C.C.K. Kowaltowski, Vanessa da Rosa Watrin, and Silvia A. Mikami G. Pina
Continue reading