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The challenge of designing culturally

Jahn Kassim, Puteri Shireen (2018) The challenge of designing culturally. Construction+, 2018 (11). pp. 14-19. ISSN 9770128150000

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In his seminal book “Leaves of the Same Tree: Trade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka”, Professor Leonard Andaya paints a picture that reaches out in time, beyond the confines of the present geographical boundaries of nations. The memory of lands bordering the Straits of Melaka—known as lands within the Sea of ‘Malayu’—were rich and ‘rhizomic’ in expression, filled with multicultural crisscrossing of forces. For centuries, this Southeast Asian region was a dynamically-charged field in which traders from China, India and the Middle East met and exchanged goods, services and cultural ideas. Each ethnicity, race and group had their role and place, yet they were able to sustain their own identity amid a system of mutual benefits.

Item Type: Article (Magazine)
Additional Information: 2521/77177
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA100 Architecture and the state
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9080 Urban planners
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Dr puteri shireen jahnkassim
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2019 17:37
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2019 17:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77177

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