Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review

Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review (TDSR) is the official publication of IASTE. As a semi-annual refereed journal, TDSR acts as a forum for the exchange of ideas and a means to disseminate information and report on research activities. All articles submitted to TDSR are evaluated through a blind peer-review process. TDSR has been funded by grants from the Graham Foundation, the Getty Publication Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Center for Environmental Design Research, and the office of the Provost at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Current Issue

TDSR 26.1 Fall 2014

Special issue — 2014 IASTE Conference proceedings:
WHOSE TRADITION?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Previous Issue

TDSR 25.2 Spring 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE

The Resilience of Myth: The Politics of the American Dream
John Archer
Dubai’s Heritage House Museums: A Semiosis of Melancholy
John Biln and Mohamed El-Amrousi
The Paradox of Representation and Practice in the Auburn University Rural Studio
Anna G. Goodman
“Transplanting” Yin Yu Tang to America: Preservation, Value, and Cultural Heritage
Han Li
Architecture of the Adelaide Mosque: Hybridity, Resilience and Assimilation
M. Mizanur Rashid and Katharine Bartsch
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TDSR 25.1 Fall 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE

Conservation Design in Postwar Beirut
Robert Saliba
Simulated Imperialism
Stephanie Malia Hom
Architecture, Matter and Mediation in the Middle East
Pamela Karimi
Myth, Modernity, and Mass Housing in Cleveland
Jennifer Donnelly
Reimagining the Highland Longhouse
Helena Webster

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TDSR 24.2 Spring 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE

IASTE 2012 Conference Report: Tradition as Prescription, Polemic, Possibility and Provocation
Mrinalini Rajagopalan
Architecture and the Myth of Authenticity during the German Colonial Period
Itohan Osayimwese
Unsettled Meaning: Memorializing Lost Mobility through a Monument in Ordos, Inner Mongolia
Rick Miller
The Specter of Modernity: Open Ports and the Making of Chinatown in Japan and South Korea
Sujin Eom
The State Army, the Guerrillas, and the Civilian Militias: Politics and the Myth of the Tulou, 1927–1949
Jing Zheng
Field Report: Is the Migrant House in Australia an Australian Vernacular Architecture?
Mirjana Lozanovska, Iris Levin, and Maria Victoria Gantala

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TDSR 24.1 Fall 2012

Special issue – conference proceedings:
THE MYTH OF TRADITION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TDSR 23.2 Spring 2012

EDITOR’S NOTE

Hyperreal Monuments of the Mind: Traditional Chinese Architecture and Disneyland
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Geographies of Dis/Topia in the Nation-State: Israel, Palestine, and the Geographies of Liberation
Ron J. Smith
The Practice of Home in Old Cairo: Towards Socio-Spatial Models of Sustainable Living
Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem
Israeli Housing and Nation Building: Establishment of the State-Citizen Contract, 1948-1953
Yael Allweil
Social and Material Influences on the Kelabit Dwelt Environment
Ian J. Ewart

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TDSR 23.1 Fall 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE

Dwelling in the Reality of Utopian Thought
Ghassan Hage
The Agonism of Utopia: Dialectics at a Standstill
Ananya Roy
Constructing Narratives of Kurdish Nationalism in the Urban Space of Diyarbakir, Turkey
Muna Güvenc
Sister Cities: Corporate Destiny in the Metropolis Utopias of King Camp Gillette, Thea Von Harbou, and Fritz Lang
Nathaniel Robert Walker
Phnom Penh: From the Politics of Ruin to the Possibilities of Return
Sylvia Nam

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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

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TDSR 22.1 Fall 2010

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Special Issue – conference proceedings:
THE UTOPIA OF TRADITION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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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

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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

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TDSR 20.1 Fall 2008

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Special issue – conference proceedings:
INTERROGATING TRADITION: EPISTEMOLOGIES, FUNDAMENTALISMS, REGENERATION, AND PRACTICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
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

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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

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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

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