Regeneration: Discovering tradition through cross cultural design education

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Show simple item record Watts, Donald J. 2009-04-08T21:56:31Z 2009-04-08T21:56:31Z 2009-04-08T21:56:31Z
dc.description.abstract This paper analyzes the manner in which two architectural design studios, one Afghan and one American, explored designs for a new College of Architecture, Planning and Design for Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan students insisted upon a design that was both modern and also directed by Islam. They focused primarily upon the future and used traditional architectural strategies as a basis from which change could be imparted. The American students focused upon traditional Afghan architecture and sought ways to reinterpret it to fit a contemporary architectural college. The strengths and weaknesses of both studios make a case for such collaboration. en
dc.rights Permission granted by Sophie Gonick, IASTE Coordinator, April 7, 2009. en
dc.subject Architecture education en
dc.subject Architecture en
dc.subject Kabul University en
dc.subject Architectural design studios en
dc.subject Vernacular transformation en
dc.title Regeneration: Discovering tradition through cross cultural design education en
dc.type Conference paper en 2008 en
dc.description.conference International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE), Twentieth Anniversary Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom, December, 2008 en
dc.contributor.authoreid wattsd en

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