CHAPTER FOUR – FLOOD WAR As the finale of this series, discussion of environmental impacts and design implementation of the two contemporary projects The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project (JUFMP) and The Giant Sea Wall Project (GSW) is debated. Contested …

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This series of research consists of a total of 5 narratives (#1 – #5), focusing on the notion of how the disciplines of architecture and urban planning were being integrated and coordinated between political agendas of Abu Dhabi in the …

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(Estimated reading time: 5 minutes) Jamsil district and at large Seoul’s Olympic urban planning is arguably a salad bowl mix without dressing, of inspirations and ideas from modernism in Europe, the United States, and Japan. The collaboration of agencies in …

Agencies and Agendas in the construction of Jamsil District during Seoul 88 Olympic Fever (Pre-88 Olympic / 1976-1986) Read more »

The architectural as well as urban development of Istanbul have much to do with its political circumstances. For it had gone through a rapid change in political status in the region since early 1900s. These series of threads aim to …

ISTANBUL (1930-40S) / 4. PEOPLE’S ROOM: POLITICS, DEMOGRAPHY AND NEW TYPOLOGY Read more »

The architectural as well as urban development of Istanbul have much to do with its political circumstances. For it had gone through a rapid change in political status in the region since early 1900s. These series of threads aim to …

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