IASTE 2004 Conference Program

POST TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS IN A POST GLOBAL WORLD

Sharjah, U.A.E.—December 14-18, 2004

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2004

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM—REGISTRATION
GALLERY, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM—OPENING SESSION
ROOM: MAIN AUDITORIUM, MAIN BUILDING

Opening Addresses
Nadia Alhasani
America University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

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

 

Welcome Remarks
Winfred Thompson
Chancellor of American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

On the Conference Theme: Post Traditional Environments in a Post Global World
Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
COFFE BREAK


11:20 AM – 1:10 PM—PLENARY SESSION:
THE POST TRADITIONAL CITY IN A POST GLOBAL WORLD

ROOM: HALL A, MAIN BUILDING

Chairs:
Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
 
Nadia Alhasani
America University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Images of the Post-Global Post-Traditional City: A Case of Iconoclasm or Iconophilia?
M. Christine Boyer
Princeton University, Princeton, U.S.A.

 

Difference in the Global City
Michael Sorkin
City College of New York, New York, U.S.A.

 

Discussant
Dell Upton
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA


1:10 PM – 2:10 PM
BREAK
Lunch on your own at nearby campus eating establishments


2:10 PM – 4:00 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.1 CONSERVATION, PRESERVATION AND TOURISM
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Keith Loftin
University of Colorado, Denver, U.S.A.

 

Reordering and After: Editing Ecosystems and History in the Restoration of Heritage Landscapes under Globalization
Gordon Brent Ingram and Michael Habib
Vancouver, Canada and American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Conservation and Building Practice in a World Heritage City: The Case of Sana’a, Yemen
Michele Lamprakos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.

 

Urban Conservation and Post-Traditional Environments: From Depopulation to Regeneration
Reza Abouei
University of Sheffield, U.K.

 

Salimah, Lebanon: A Story of Reconciliation Between Built Heritage and Reconstruction
Hana S. Alamuddin
Beirut, Lebanon


B.1 CITIZENSHIP AND SPACE IN A POST GLOBAL ERA
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Harrison Fraker
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

The Contested Landscape of Ebel-Es-Saqi: A Traditional Rural Landscape in a Post-Traditional World
Jala Makhzoumi
American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Infantile Citizenship in a Postglobal Istanbul
Ipek Tureli
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Imported Models, Hybrid Spaces: Representative Projects in Santa Monica, California, and Oberhausen, North-Rhine Westphalia
Ileana Apostol
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

Traditions in the Space of Capital Flow
Marwan Ghandour
Iowa State University, Ames, U.S.A.


C.1 CONSTRUCTED AUTHENTICITY
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Gunawan Tjahjono
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

 

Form and Meaning: In Search of Authenticity in the Coastal Tourist Resorts of Egypt
Hisham S. Gabr
Cairo University, Egypt

 

Prisoners of the Californian Dream: Panic Suburbs in Hong Kong
Laura Ruggeri
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

 

Imaginary Environments: Recent Trends in Dubai Residential Projects
Azza Eleishe
Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, U.A.E.

 

“The City within a City” in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Dipti Khera
Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.


4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
COFFEE BREAK


4:20 PM – 6:10 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.2 CONSERVATION, PRESERVATION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Sofia Shwayri
New York University, U.S.A.

 

The Hybrid Bazaar: Life in the Streets of Barabazaar, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Martin Beattie
University of Newcastle, U.K.

 

Study of the Post-Traditional Condition and Effects of Global Changes of Spatial Environments in Cairo
Moshira El-Rafey
Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

 

Practicing the Built Tradition in Tai O: Revitalizing Vernacular Neighborhoods in Post-Traditional Hong Kong
Gary W.K. Yeung
Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

The Citadel of Tartous, Syria: Original Structure and Post-Traditional Development
Guilia Annalinda Neglia
Polytechnic of Bari, Italy


B.2 PUBLIC SPACE AND CITIZENSHIP
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Paul Amar
University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

 

What Politics is this Place? (Post)Glocal Politics in Latin America’s Public Spaces
Clara Irazabal
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

Urban Public Space under Postglobal Conditions: Does it Still Matter?
Amer A. Moustafa
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Class, Space, and the Remaking Of Beirut
Kristin V. Monroe
Stanford University, U.S.A.

 

Questioning the “Publicness” of Public Space in Postindustrial Cities
Z. Muge Akkar
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


C.2 AUTHENTICITY IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Morna Livingston
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.
 

Antipodean Authenticity
Mike Austin
UNITEC School of Architecture, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Neotraditional Trends in Architecture: The Egyptian Case
Mohamed A.M. Hanafi
Ajman University of Science and Technology, U.A.E.

 

The City and the Minarets
Sebnem Yucel Young
Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

 

Historic Districts of Sharjah and Dubai: What Future in a Postglobal World?
Djamel Boussaa
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E.


6:10 PM – 10:00 PM
OPENING DINNER
WALKING TOUR OF SHARJAH HERITAGE AREA AND OPENING MEJLIS

Buses depart from Main Plaza. Dinner will be served.


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2004

9:00 AM – 10:50 AM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.3 DWELLINGS
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Howayda Al-Harithy
American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

What Has Changed Can Change Again: The Living-Integrating Traditional Houses of Turkey
Deniz Orhun
Auburn, U.S.A.

 

Evolution of Traditional Architectural Form in the Post-Traditional Era: A Toraja Ethnic House in Indonesia
Laksmi Gondokusumo Siregar
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

 

Loss of Locus in the Indian Home
Shikha Jain
Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, India

 

The Morphological Characteristics of a Traditional House-Form at a Post-Traditional Moment: The Taneyan Lanjhang in Eastern Java
Endang Titi Sunarti Darjosanjoto
Sepuluh-Nopember ITS, Surabaya, Indonesia


B.3 LOCAL IDENTITY AND TRADITIONAL BUILT FORMS IN POST GLOBAL ERA
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Margaret Crawford
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

 

Introducing “Adequate Architecture” in Contemporary Africa: Projects of European Professionals in Guinea and Mali
Fernando Varanda
Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Dirt by Design (or the Power of Pisé)
Laurence Keith Loftin III and Jacqueline Victor
University of Colorado and University of Denver, U.S.A.

 

Beyond Regionalism: The Work of Geoffrey Bawa in Sri Lanka
William B. Bechhoefer
University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

 

Re-conceiving Afghan Cellular Architecture for the Reconstruction of Rural Schools
Donald J. Watts and Cenk Yoldas
Kansas State University, Manhattan, U.S.A.


C.3 POST TRADITIONAL / POST GLOBAL
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Noha Nasser
University of Central England, Perry Barr, U.K.

 

Global Architecture and Local Identity: The Emirate of Dubai
Samia Rab
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Mexico City as a Post-Traditional and Postglobal Place
Maria Moreno
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

The Globalization of Architecture in Beirut
Sawsan Saridar and Hisham M.A. Elkadi
University of Newcastle, U.K. and University of Ulster, Belfast, U.K.

 

Post-Traditional? Postglobal? Postplace! East Asia Real Estate Online
Mark Elliot
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.


10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
COFFEE BREAK


11:10 AM – 1:00 PM—PLENARY SESSION:
MEMORY, TRADITIONALISM AND POST-GLOBALISM

HALL A, MAIN BUILDING

Chairs:
Nezar AlSayyad
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
 
Nadia Alhasani
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Post-Globalism and Neo-Traditionalism: New York and Berlin
Peter Marcuse
Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.

 

The Violence of Memory: Museums and Citizenship in a “Post-Global” World
C. Greig Crysler
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Discussant:
Margaret Crawford
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.


1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
TOUR OF DUBAI HERITAGE AREA AND CONTEMPORARY SITES
Buses depart from Main Plaza. Box lunches provided.


7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
EVENING FREE AT MARCATO MALL
Participants will be able to have dinner at their own expense at nearby restaurants before bussing back to Hotel InterContinental Dubai.


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2004

9:00 AM – 10:50 AM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.4 IDENTITY, HYBRIDITY, AND HISTORY
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Emily Gottreich
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Pars in Dubai and Dubai in Pars: A Problem of Identity
G. H. Memarian and Frank E. Brown
Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, and Manchester University, U.K.,

 

A Quest for Hybrid Identity at Kadirga-Kumkapi in Istanbul
Ipek Yada Akpinar and Semra Aydinli
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

 

The Landscape as Guarantee of Local Culture: Castles and their Pertinence in the Region of Tartous, Syria
Palma Librato and Mohamed Saidi
Polytechnic School of Bari, Italy

 

Hybridity in Taiwanese Architecture Built During the Japanese Period
Chao-Ching Fu and Ming-Chih Tsai
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan


B.4 CONFLICT, RESISTANCE AND SPACE IN A POST GLOBAL ERA
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Nada Mourtada
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Carceral Cantonments: Securing the Outposts of Empire
Mark Gillem
University of California, Berkeley and University of Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Police Praetorianism and New Arab “Cultural Emancipation”: The Contradictions of Urban Security Politics and Illiberal Globalization in Cairo
Paul Amar
University of California Santa Barbara, U.S.A.

 

Laying Siege to a Capital City: Baghdad Under U.S. Occupation, May 2003 and Beyond
Sofia Shwayri
New York University, U.S.A.

 

Tangible Military Sites vs. Intangible Memory: Battlefields on the Island of Kinmen
Hui-Wen Lin
National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, Taiwan


C.4 THEMING AND TOURISM
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Florian Techel
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Six Sites of Resistance in Disneyland and Singapore: Utopia or Euphoria?
Eunice M.F. Seng
Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.

 

Inhabiting Simulacra: The Reimagining of Environments in Japan
Nelson Graburn
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Poverty in/and the Theme Park: The Authentic Re-Creation of Slum Housing from Around the World
Romola Sanyal
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Monsters in the Closet: The Aestheticization of Poverty in Habitat’s “Slum Theme Park”
Gareth Jones
London School of Economics, U.K.


10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
COFFEE BREAK


11:10 AM – 1:00 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.5 FORGING HYBRID IDENTITY
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Montira Horayangura
UNESCO, Thailand

 

Urban Ethnogenesis Begins at Home: The Making of Self and Place amid the Environmental Economy in Amazonia
Daniela M. Peluso
University of Kent, Canterbury, U.K.

 

Bali after the Bomb: Reconstructing Self, Overcoming (Post) Global Challenge
Gunawan Tjahjono
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

 

Reclaiming Identity through Architecture: New Native-American Cultural Facilities
Anne Lawrason Marshall
Arizona State University, Tempe, U.S.A.

 

Spatial Patterns of Ethnic Identity in a Postglobal World
Nadia Charalambous
Metsovio Polytechnic, Athens, Greece


B.5 IDENTITY AND STRUGGLE IN A POST-GLOBAL WORLD
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Anne-Marie Broudehoux
University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

 

Migration and Resistance in the Postglobal City
Sarwat Viquar
John Abbot College, Montreal, Canada

 

Spaces of American Surveillance and Control
Erica Leak
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Spaces of Neoliberalism and Religious Fundamentalism: Struggles over the Riverfront in Ahmedabad, India
Renu Desai
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Global Formations: Governance and Resistance in the Developing World
Rosaleen Duffy
Lancaster University, U.K.


C.5 GLOBAL NETWORKS
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Yasser Elsheshtawy
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E.

 

Biomedical Technology Spatialized: Reterritorializing Life, Money and Power
Robert Mugerauer
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

 

The Ghost Dance of Architecture: Redefining Authenticity in Digital Architecture?
Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah and Ali A. Raouf
Cairo University, Egypt

 

Bridging the Technology Gap? Analysis of a Culture-Based Model for Economic Development in Rural Alaska
Steven C. Dinero
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

 

Traditional Environments Revisited: Paradoxes and Challenges in a Postglobal Digital Era
Youhansen Eid
Ain Shams University and Misr International University, Cairo, Egypt


1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
BREAK/IASTE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING


2:30 PM – 4:15 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.6 POST TRADITIONAL SPACE
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Jacqueline Victor
University of Denver, U.S.A.

 

European Postcolonial Cityscapes: “Tradition” as a Symbolic Aestheticization of Cultural Legitimacy in Southall, London
Noha Nasser
University of Central England, Perry Barr, U.K.

 

FACES: Contemporary Architecture in Cairo
Basil Ahmed Kamel
Cairo University, Egypt

 

Dubai’s Iconic Urbanism: Searching for a Locally- Defined Global Soul
Rula Sadik
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Post-Traditional Bangkok: The Real and Simulacra?
Supapim Harinasuta
University College London, U.K.


B.6 IDENTITY NEGOTIATION IN A POST GLOBAL WORLD
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Clara Irazabal
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

Identity, Difference, and Urban Danger: Vending in Florence, Italy
Margaret Crawford
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

 

The Power of Image in the Marketing of Housing Qualities in Turkey
Semra Aydinli
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

 

New York’s Irish-American Community in a Postglobal World
Feargal Cochrane
University of Lancaster, U.K.

 

The “State-Philosophical” in the “Land Without Philosophy”: Shopping Malls, Interior Cities, and the Utopian Urban Dream in Dubai
Ahmed Kanna
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.


C.6 MAINTAINING AUTHENTICITY IN A POST TRADITIONAL WORLD
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Process and Product: Means Towards Evaluation
Susan Frosten
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.

 

Metropolitan Masala: Generating South Asian Identities in Chicago
Woodman Taylor
University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.

 

Traditional Islamic Patterns in Postglobal Garb: Symbol of Culture or Fashion?
Diane Wildsmith
The University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

 

Thesiger and the Authentic Periphery
Dennis Lewis
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.


4:15 PM – 4:35 PM
COFFEE BREAK


4:35 PM – 6:25 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.7 DEALING WITH TRADITION: DESIGN AND DESIGN STUDIOS
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: William B. Bechhoefer
University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

 

Style as Context: Post-Traditional Open Space Design in Hong Kong
Mary Padua
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Why the Architect’s House Has One Sitting Room and the Client’s House Has Two Kitchens
Christos A. Hadjichristos
University of Cyprus, Cyprus

 

Designing Across the Border: Case Study of a Cross-Cultural Architectural Design Studio
Joseph Aranha
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, U.S.A.

 

Space Syntax as a Tool for Preserving Cultural Tradition in Housing Legislation: The Case of Tripoli, Libya
Ali Eldweeb Emhemed and Faozi Ujam
Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, U.K.


B.7 SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE IN A POST GLOBAL ERA
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Lawrence Woods
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Reconfiguring Urban Form and Physical Infrastructure in an Age of Globalization: An Intercontinental Comparison
Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K.

 

Growth Center and Archipelagic Settlements in Indonesia
Triatno Yudo Harjoko
The University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

 

Mapping the Lausitz: New Geographies in the Peripheries of Central Europe
Ingo G.O. Weiskopf
Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

 

Where Does Tradition Go? The Role of NGOs in the Rehabilitation of Historic Cities in Palestine
Eman Assi
An-najah National University, West Bank


C.7 COLONIAL AND POST COLONIAL
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Mark Gillem
University of California, Berkeley and University of Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.

 

Interrogating Asmara for Tradition
Mia Fuller
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

What Is Real and What Is Fake?: The Spanish Colonial Model Reinterpreted in Middle-Class Neighborhoods of Santiago
Marcela Pizzi and Maria Paz Valenzuela
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

Persisting Surrogate Forms: Evaluating Architectural Development from Colonial to Postindependence Times in Malaysia
Chee-Kien Lai
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

What Can We Learn from British Colonial Public Buildings? Case Studies from Melaka, Malaysia
Roslan Bin Haji Talib
University of Malaya, Selangor, Malaysia


11:15 AM – 11:35 AM
JEFFREY COOK AWARD

Presentations:
Harrison Fraker
Dean of the College of Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

In Memory
Morna Livingston
Philadelphia University, U.S.A.


6:45 PM – 10:00 PM
OPTIONAL DHOW DINNER CRUISE
Buses depart from Main Plaza.


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2004

9:00 AM – 11:10 AM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.8 MIGRATION AND ITS PHYSICAL MANIFESTATIONS
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Marcela Pizzi
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

A Tale of Two Houses: Diaspora, Return, and Migrant Architectures
Mirjana Lozanovska
Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

 

The Remittance House: Transnational Architecture in Twenty-First Century Mexico
Sarah L. Lopez
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Innovation and Tradition: Current Domestic Architecture in the Sierra Purépecha of Michoacán, México
Catherine Ettinger
University of Michoacan, Morelia, Mexico

 

Bendum: In the Heart of Mindanao
Anthony Collins
University of Sharjah, U.A.E.


B.8 EMERGING IDENTITIES IN A POST GLOBAL WORLD
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Robert Mugerauer
University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.

 

Beijing 2008: The Rise of a Post-Traditional World Metropolis
Anne-Marie Broudehoux
University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

 

Mumbai (Bombay): Paradoxical Undercurrents of Identity?
Debabardhan Upadhyaya
University of Sheffield, U.K.

 

From Dubai to Cairo: Shifting Centers of Influence?
Yasser Elsheshtawy
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E.

 

The She Zone: Gender Topography of Global Space
Anette Baldauf and Dorit Margreiter
New York University, U.S.A. and Vienna, Austria


C.8 CONTESTING THE LIMITS OF AUTHENTICITY
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Mike Austin
UNITEC School of Architecture, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Limits of Authenticity: Roles of Traditional Typologies in Post-Traditional Environments
Kevin Mitchell
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E..

 

The Tradition Veiled in a Postglobal Environment
John Onyango
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E.

 

The Public Medina: Reflections of Authenticity and Change in Cognitive Maps
Hussam H. Salama and Tridib Banerjee
University of Soutern California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

Loaded Symbolism: The Boundaries and Repercussions of Post-Traditional Space
Varun Kapur
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


11:10 AM – 1:00 PM
COFFEE BREAK


1:00 PM – 2:50 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.9 (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF URBAN SPACE
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Samia Rab
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Vieques, Puerto Rico: From Devastation to Conservation and Back Again
Javier Arbona
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.

 

The Nature(S) of Tradition/The Traditions of Nature: Tropical Architecture in Post-Traditional Southeast Asia
Jiat Hwee Chang
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

History as Collective Memory in Preserving the Living Environment of Japan
Izumi Kuroishi
Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College, Tokyo, Japan

 

The Spatial Transitions in Expo Cities: The Expo Event in the Postglobal World
Seda H. Bostanci and Semra Aydinli
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey


B.9 HERITAGE DISCOURSES IN A POST GLOBAL ERA
ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Amer A. Moustafa
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

World Heritage: A Redifinition
Howayda Al-Harithy
American University of Beirut, Lebanon

 

Globalization, Museumification, and Urban Dreams
Khaled Adham
Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

 

File Under Vernacular: Western Scholarship and Nonwestern Architecture
Mark Cottle and Sabir Khan
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.S.A.

 

Urban Heritage and the Unilateral Global Culture: Convergence or Conflict
Ahmed M. Salah Ouf
Sharjah Directorate of Town Planning, U.A.E.


C.9 QUESTIONING VERNACULAR AUTHENTICITY
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Donald Watts
Kansas State University, Manhattan, U.S.A.

 

A Journey through Cairo: Promoting the “Authentic” City
Heba Farouk Ahmed
Cairo University, Egypt

 

Houses of Brick, Houses of Wood: Authenticity in Chinese Vernacular Architecture
Puay-Peng Ho and Maggie Mei-Kei Hui
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

 

Identity and Heritage in the Small West Indian State of St. Kitts-Nevis
Lavina Liburd
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

 

Orchard Road as Conduit: Between Nostalgia and Authenticity
Limin Hee
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.


2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
COFFEE BREAK


3:10 PM – 5:00 PM—PAPER SESSIONS


A.10 TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS AND REPRESENTATION
ROOM AD1-102, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Joseph Aranha
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, U.S.A.

 

Reconstruction of Traditional Architecture on Santorini Island
Julia Theodoraki
National Technical University of Athens, Greece

 

Authentic Heroes of the Wild West
Ekaterini Vlahos
University of Colorado at Denver, U.S.A.

 

A Code of Logic in Glocal Environments
Gholam-Reza Islami
Tehran University, Iran

 

Reimagining the Tradition: Tradition in Rapid Transition
Rachadaporn Kanitpun
Thammasat Univeristy, Thailand


B.10 THE CULTURE OF HERITAGE IN A POST-GLOBAL WORLD

ROOM AD1-108, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Kevin Mitchell
American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Learning from Lagos
Sabir Khan
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.S.A.

 

Building for the Business of Bermuda
Sylvia Shorto
American University in Beirut, Lebanon

 

Converging Qualities of Recreational Urban Environments
Anne A. Gharaibeh
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

 

Istanbul’s Shopping Identity (Re)Shaped: Metrocity on Buyukdere Avenue
Nurbin Paker Kahvecioglu and Ipek Yada Akpinar
Instanbul Technical University, Turkey


C.10 AUTHENTICATING THE VERNACULAR
ROOM AD1-110, ARCHITECTURE BUILDING

Chair: Heba Farouk Ahmed
Cairo University, Egypt

 

The Inventiveness of Tradition: Authenticity in Minangkabau Vernacular Architecture
Marcel Vellinga
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.

 

Toward an Architectural Vision for the Globalization Dilemma and the Challenges of Local Reality
Ali A. Raouf and Hesham Khairy Abdelfattah
Cairo University, Egypt

 

The Possibilities or Impossibilities of the Indigenous Vernacular Heritage
Debora Whelan
Durban Institute of Technology, South Africa

 

Whose Tradition Is It? Cross-Cultural Examination of Architectural Traditions in Northwest China
Maggie Mei-Kei Hui
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong


5:00 PM – 5:20 PM
COFFEE BREAK


5:20 PM – 7:20 PM
FINAL PLENARY PANEL: REFLECTIONS
HALL A, MAIN BUILDING

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

 

Nadia Alhasani
American University Sharjah, U.A.E.

 

Discussants:
Gareth Jones
London School of Economics, London, U.K.

 

Howayda Al-Harithy
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Panelists:
M. Christine Boyer
Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

 

Michael Sorkin
City College of New York, New York, U.S.A.

 

Peter Marcuse
Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.

 

C. Greig Crysler
University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.


7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION/DESERT SAFARI
Buses depart from Main Plaza.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2004

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
TOUR OF THE EAST COAST OF THE U.A.E.

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