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A tentative list of papers accepted for CSAAR 2007.  

While some papers were selected for presentation at the conference and for publication in the proceedings, others were selected for presentation only.



  1. Spatial identity in a moving city: Sijoumi online,  Abdesselem Mahmoud, National School of Architecture and Urbanism, Tunisia
  2. The Search for a Lost Identity in the New Millennium; a Critical Dialogue between Abstraction and Representation in Architecture, Abdul-Jawad Ben Swessi, University of Al-Fateh, Libya.
  3. The Built Environment And Identity, Conservation And Meaning Of Place In Palestine-48, Abed El Rahman Yassen, Jafra Association, Plestine48
  4. The Work of Jørn Utzon: A Paradigm for Contemporary Regional Architecture, Adrian Carter & Michael Mullins, Aalborg University, Denmark
  5. Between Regionalism and Internationalism. The Challenge of Contemporary Australian Architecture: Five Approaches, Adriano Paolella and Giamila Quattrone, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
  6. Architectural Representation of Islamic Modernism and Neo-Modernism in Indonesia: between Internationalism and Regionalism. Case Study: Architecture of Achmad Noe’man, Agus S. Ekomadyo,  Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  7. Sustainable Future Cities Remodelling The Past, Ahmad Bashri Sulaiman, Shuhana Shamsuddin & Markarius Anwar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  8. Defining the Identity of Places in the Era of Globalization, Ahmed Shalaby, Cairo University, Egypt and Cornell University, USA
  9. Productive Co-influence: The Interdependence of Traditional House Form and Settlement Pattern, Ahmet Eyuce, Turkey
  10. A desert land ethic: longitude ~ latitude,  Ãlvaro Malo, University of Arizona, USA
  11. Pedagogy, Cultural Identity, and Globalization, Amir Ameri, University of Colorado, USA
  12. Vernacular Architecture and Its Role in Firmly Rooting the Community Main Values, Amir Saleh Ahmed Amin & Khaled Abdul-Aziz Osman, Fayoum University, Egypt
  13. Universal and Regional in the Identity of the Old Town of Budva as a Motive for Preservation of Building Heritage, Ana Radivojević, Mirjana Roter-Blagojević and Vladan Đokić, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  14. What Can Digital Tools Do To Further The Cause Of Regionalism, Antonio Serrato-Combe, The University of Utah, USA
  15. Identity, Personality, Globalization: A Clock without Poniter, Arman Hakimi and Kaveh Alagheband, Islamic Azad University of Khorasgan, Iran
  16. Tourists and Interiors in the Age of Globalization, Ayad Rahmani, Washington State University
  17. Gentrification Process and Place Attachment in Historical Settlements: A Comparative Study, Ayla Ayy¹ld¹z Potur and Ömür Barkul, TÜB©TAK Marmara Research Centre and Y¹ld¹z Technical University, Turkey 
  18. Southern African Identity and Reality - Forming and Shaping Materials, Barbara Jekot, University of Pretoria and National Research Foundation, South Africa
  19. Arbeiten Morgen: A Meta-Bazaar For Berlin, Bernard Cherix, TU-Berlin, Germany
  20. Remix City: Transformation of European City between Developer Urbanism and Sustainable Planning, Betül Bretschneider-Bozkurt,  UrbanTransForm Architektur- und Stadtfoschung, Austria
  21. Interpreting the City: The Example of Beirut, Bouki Babalou- Noukaki, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  22. The Regionalism and Internationalism Architectures: From the architecture of the project to the project of Architecture, Bouzid Boudiaf & Sahar Makky, Ajman University of Science and Technology, U.A.E.
  23. Dialectically Opposed Regional Technologies in the Western World_Synergy and Fragmentation, Brian Taggart, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  24. Architectural qualities and local identity, Caroline LECOURTOIS, Ecole d'architecture de Paris la villette (ENSAPLV), France.
  25. Critical Regionalism to Post-Critical Realism:  Notes on a Transition, Charles F. Rudolph, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  26. Regionalizing the Global: Figures in the Landscape, Clinton Bird, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  27. Critical Environmentalism vis-à-vis the Practice of (Re)Construction, Craig Anz & Akel Kahera,  Southern Illinois University/Prairie View A&M, USA
  28. Cities under the Stress of Globalization, Dalia Abd ElHalim, Helwan University, Egypt
  29. Modernisation and Changing House Design in Turkey: From the 19th Century to the Present, Deniz Demirarslan, Kocaeli University, TURKEY
  30. Growing the Urban Beach in Dubai, Diane Brand, University of Auckland, NewZelands
  31. Contextual Values in Rural Architecture: Kilistra (Gokyurt) Settlement, Turkey; Dicle Aydın,  Konya Selcuk University, Turkey
  32. The Arab City: A Search for Identity in a Global World, Djamel Boussaa, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  33. Under the Erasure Forcing Identity, Dolly Daou, University of South Australia, Australia
  34. Transforming The Nigerian Sub-Urban Space For Functionality And Sustainability, Efobi, Okey & Uchegbu, Smart, University Of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
  35. Reparative Overlay: The role of ecological and regional identity in the reclamation of industrial land,   Edwin Akins & Wright Gardner, USA
  36. Globalisation and the Elaboration of Informalities as Agents of Local Identities, Ela Alanyalı Aral1, Çankaya University, Turkey
  37. Sustainable Architecture and Regional Identity in the Era of Globalisation, Elena Douvlou, Andrew Ryder & Maria Tzafeta  University of Portsmouth, UK
  38. Metamorphosis of Open Public Space in the Era of Globalization: the Palimpsest of the Public Squares in the Traditional Settlement of Chora Folegandros (Greece), Eleni K. Aga, School of Rural & Surveying Engineering, Greece
  39. Critical Regionalism and Its Discontents, Elie Haddad, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
  40. Formulating a Spatial Template for the Caribbean Region, Elizabeth Pigou-Dennis,    University of Technology, Jamaica.
  41. The One-Room Mansion, Tokyo: an example of architectural and social hybridity, Ersi Ioannidou, Technical University of Crete, Greece
  42. Suchness versus Isms,  Ernst Beneder, Austria
  43. Urban public spaces of Oran city center: The sense of place,  Fadila Kettaf & Samira Gaid, University of Sciences and Technology of Oran, Algeria
  44. Measuring Sustainability Levels of Tourist Resorts - STAM and the Use of Radar Diagrams, Fodil FADLI & Magda SIBLEY,  University of Liverpool, UK.
  45. A Study of Minangkabau Architecture in Two Regions: West Sumatra, Indonesia, and Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia; Fadzidah Abdullah & Jonny Wongso, International Islamic University Malaysia/Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia
  46. Modernization and Cultural Regeneration: Traditional Areas in Manama & Muharraq- Bahrain,  Falah Al-Kubaisy,  Bahrain
  47. Fallacy of the Beholden: Regional Architecture of Bangladesh and the Colonized Schemata, Farhan S. Karim, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
  48. 117,/234]  'Morphological Identity of Old Dhaka : The Notion of an Indigenous Settlement'   Farhana Ferdous, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh.
  49. Restraining The Unplanned Development Of Architectural Heritage In The Name Of Modernization - A Case Of Historic Mosques Of Dhaka City,  Fariel Khan, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahad University, Saudi Arabia
  50. Modern Architecture in Khartoum 1950- 1990, Fatehi Bashier, Sharq el-Neel College Khartoum Sudan
  51. A Body of Architecture, Frances Downing, Texas A&M University, USA
  52. Asplund and the Pedagogy of Travel, Francis E. Lyn, Florida Atlantic University, USA
  53. The Domination of Consumerism in Indonesian Housing Architecture Style, Freddy Handoko Istanto, Ciputra University, Indonesia
  54. Usage of the Local Elements in Sustainable Tourism,  Gülin Beyhan & Sedef Altun, Süleyman Demirel University/ Akdeniz University, Turkey
  55. The Islamic City in Time and the Coming of The New Environmental World Order , Hamza Zeghlache &  Nadir Ali Khodja, Laboratory of Mediterranean Architecture, Setif, Algeria
  56. Arab culture; from leadership to dependency-towards a new renaissance .Hanaa Shoukry and Amal Aldeberky .HTI & faculty of fine arts , Egypt
  57. The New shopping malls in Morocco: Symbols, identity and representations, Harroud Tarik, Center of studies and research in Planning and Urbanism, Morocco
  58. vernacular and sustainable architecture in Iran- a neighbourhood in Yazd city, Hashem Hashem-nejad and Fatemeh Nassabi, Iran University of Science & Technology, Iran
  59. An Evaluation of Suburbanization Process in Turkey Regarding the New Urbanism Movement, H. Filiz Alkan Meşhur and M. Çaglar Meşhur, Selçuk University, Turkey
  60. Jørn Utzon: The influence of the Ancient World, Jaime J. Ferrer Forés, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
  61. Unearthing Architecture in Syriana: Technology, Regional Architecture, and the Cinematic Imagination, John Biln, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  62. Ecology, Time and Place from the Perspective of a Historical City: Traditional Diyarbakır Houses, Kamuran Sami & Nurtekin Özen, University of Dicle, TURKEY
  63. Learning for the Global Community, Kelley Beaverford, University of Manitoba, Canada 
  64. Lamenting the Loss of a Past Constructed in the Present: The Case of Dubai, Kevin Mitchell, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  65. Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods in Islamic Cities: Lessons from the past and future challenges, Khashayar Kashani Jou, Islamic Azad University Shahryar- Shahre- Qods- Branch, Iran
  66. Using globalisation forces to protect cultural heritage: improving accessibility, environment and local identity, Knut Veisten, Elisabete Arsenio and Aslak Fyhri, TOI/LNEC, Norway/Portugal
  67. From Muxarabi to Brise-soleil: Brazilian Architecture adjusting to Climate, Ladislao Pedro Szabo, Gilda Collet Bruna, Dominique Fretin & Rechilene Maia, Mackenzie Presbyterian University São Paulo, Brazil
  68. Post-Modernism Architecture and the Respect of the Past in Contemporary Arab Architecture As a Mean for Survival and Revival in the Era of globalization, Latifa M. Wafa, El Fatah University, Libya
  69. Between tradition and modernity, the new identity for the city of”Boussaada”towards a critical regionalism ,Leila Harkat, Rabah Derbal, Hamza Zeghlache, Laboratory of Mediterranean Architecture, Setif, Algeria
  70. Identity in question: residential spaces undergoing profound conceptual change, Lilia Makhloufi, University of Constantine, Algeria
  71. Merging Heritage: Past, Present & Future Deconstruction of History, M Alaa Mandour, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  72. Small yet abundant: Khazedewan apartment building,  Md. Rafiq Azam, Shatotto : architecture for green living, Bangladesh
  73. The transformation of the image of the Islamic world identity in the West from 19th to 20th centuries,  Maria Maddalena Simeone,   Università Federico II Napoli,   Italy
  74. Placemaker method: planning walkability by mapping place-identity, Marichela Sepe, C.N.R. - Università di Napoli Federico II, Italia
  75. Architectural Identity and Social Construct, How the Imposition of the French New City Affected the Traditional Medina in Tunis, Marika Snider, Univeristy of Utah, USA
  76. Memories of the Ruined Landscape: Hybrid Architectures in the 21st Century, Mark Harris, studioTEN architects, USA
  77. National Chic:  The Objectified Sensation of World Exhibition,  Mark McGlothlin, University of Florida, USA
  78. Real, Reinterpreted, Transferred and Juxtaposed Identity. Architectural and urban of the Costa del Sol, Southern Spain, Mar Loren, Seville University, Spain
  79. Constructing Identity: The Quest of Dubai, Martin Giesen, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  80. The Importance of Local Organizations In Conserving The Cultural Identity; The Case of Amasya, Turkey; Mehmet Caglar Meshur, Selcuk University, Turkey
  81. The Concept of Identity and Its Identification Process in Urban Conservation Projects, Mert Nezih Rifaioğlu and Neriman Şahin Güçhan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  82. Adaptation and continuity: mediating the regional and global in Orkney and Shetland, Mhairi McVicar, Cardiff University, UK.
  83. Memory, Periphery, and Globalization: The Freeway and Construction of Knowledge, Mike Christenson, North Dakota State University, USA
  84. Changes in the Architectural thought in the Arabic area through the second half of the twentieth century , Mirna Nassrah ,aleppo University ,Syria
  85. A Regional Identity Through a Railway Line: Tunis North Suburb and the TGM, Mohsen Ben Hadj Salem, Graduate School of Architecture in Grenoble , France
  86. Globalization and Challenges of the Arab Urban Development, Mohamed  Elhamshary & Walid Anan, High institute for Architecture in 6 of October city/ Supreme Council of Antiquities, EGYPT
  87. Impact of Globalization and Regionalism Trends on the Iranian Contemporary Architecture 1990-2007, Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad, Pirooz Hanachi and Darab Diba, University of Tehran, Collage of Fine Arts, Faculty of architecture
  88. Local/Global dialogue and transformation of local places: the case of Narmak neighbourhood, Tehran, Morteza Mirgholami,  The University of Melbourne, Australia
  89. Gbagyi Spatial Identity in Peri-Urban Abuja-Nigeria in the Context of Urbanization and Globalization,  Moukhtar M. Mai & Suhana Shamsuddin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  90. Seeds for New Actuality; Exploring Potentialities in contemporary Architecture in Egypt , Nabeel Alhady and Raghad Mofeed, Cairo University, Egypt.
  91. Historical Sites between Local Identity and Global Message, Nabil Mohareb, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
  92. Barcelona from an Urban Model to a Globalized Model, Nadia Fava, university of girona, Spain
  93. morpho-syntactic analysis of traditionnal dwellings in the Medina-Tunis, Olfa M'seddi & Abdelkader Ben Saci, National school of architecture and urbanism, Tunisia
  94. Islamic Tradition, Nature Order and Sustainable Architecture, Omid Dezhdar & Sara Jalalian, Islamic Azad University of Hamedan, Iran
  95. The Morphology of Spaces in Islamic Cities, Osama Alrawi,  Alazhar University, Egypt
  96. Mexican Fusion: The Life, Times and Consequence of Luis Barragan, Patricia O'Leary, University of Colorado at Denver, USA
  97. The Architecture of Elsewhere: New Urban Contexts in Dubai and Shanghai, Paul Bantey and Eirik Heintz, School of Architecture and Design, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  98. Urban transformation applications: Case of Haydarpaºa,Turkey, Pelin Çamkerten Gökgür, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey
  99. The Globalised and Regionalised Faces of Warsaw, 1989-2007, Peter Martyn, Institute of Art, Polish Academy, Warsaw
  100. The Misswd Project in New Urbanism, Philippe d'Anjou & Glenn Weiss, Florida Atlantic/ City of Coral Springs, USA
  101. Assembling Identities and Creating Place: Intriguing Metaphors in the Post-Global Architecture of Bahrain, Ranjith Dayaratne, Layla Karajica,  University of Bahrain, Bahrain.
  102. Discursive Ideology Lying behind Transforming Antalya into a City of Culture,  Reyhan Varli-Gork, Middle East Technical University, Ankara/TURKEY
  103. Material Culture and Design in the Age of Environmental Transition,  Richard Kroeker & Virajita Singh, Dalhousie University/University of Minnesota, USA

103.To examine historical exterior colour schemes in rural communities - a method to achieve local identity, Richard Kjellström,  Lund University, Sweden

  1. Central Lattakia: Identity at the Verge of Rapid Urban Transformation,  Richard M. Orgel & Kinda Tabbah, Bauhaus University Weimar-Germany/Université Notre Dame-Lebanon
  2. Sustainable Design: A Counterpoint to Globalisation? Roger Tyrrell, University of Portsmouth, UK.
  3. Vernacularism, Informality  And Urbanism: Multi-Layered Spatial Assemblage triggered by Modes of Daily Local Public Transport Case: Bandung City, Indonesia, RR Dhian Damajani & Indah Widiastuti, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
  4. Creating a ‘Synthetic Identity’ in Architecture – the Grand Synagogue in Budapest, 1854-59,  Rudolf Klein, Saint Steven University, Hungary
  5. Conservation policy and Place identity, Said Chouadra, Setif university, Algeria
  6. A Fifty Year Master-plan for Sidon: The Prince of Wales' Urban Design Task Force,   Samir Younis, The University of Notre Dame, USA
  7. Global Architecture and Environmental Control: The case of Sobral, Brazil, Sara Almeida-Silva & Dominique Fretin, Presbyterian University Mackenzie, Brazil
  8. Discourse(s) of Contemporary Indian architecture: Investigating a dominant consensus on the identification of contemporary Indian architecture in the 1980s, Shaji Panicker, University of Adelaide, Australia
  9. Location of Regionalism: A discourse for the other?, Sebnem Yucel Young, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
  10. Sense of Place in Commercial Architecture, Seunghan Paek, University of Cincinnati, USA
  11. Modern/Post Modern Paradigm and the Current Reflections on Residential Building Exteriors in Cyprus, Sevinç Kurt, Cyprus International University, Cyprus
  12. Blind Imitations in the age of Globalization, Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Zakeri, University of Tehran, Iran
  13. The city and the identity of streets: the criteria for success of the traditional shopping streets in Malaysia, Shuhana Shamsuddin, Ahmad Bashri Sulaiman & Nor Haslina Jaafar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  14. Downtown Berlin after the Reunification: Paralles between revitalization strategies in the US and in Germany,  Sigrun Prahl, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany
  15. The scope for distinctiveness in a context of global competition: A case study of the regeneration of Sheffield City Centre, David Parsons & Simon Ogden, Sheffield Hallam University / Sheffield City Council, UK
  16. Social Housing And Sustainable Design: Getting The University Involved, Doris C.C.K. Kowaltowski; Silvia A. Mikami G. PINA; Valéria T. de PAIVA; Evandro Z. MONTEIRO; Ana Maria G. MONTEIRO; Camila R. ARIAS and Edilene T DONADON, State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil
  17. Urban Identities Beyond the Local and the Global. The Case of Athens, Stavros Stavrides, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  18. Regional Identity Reconsidered: The Work of Artigas and Bo Bardi in the Brazilian Context (1950-70) , Steffen Lehmann,  The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  19. The Spatial Development and Urban Transformations of Cities in Pakistan: Quest for Global Integration, Syed Tauseef Ahmad, University of Engineering &  Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
  20. Al Tawasul: Druze Values in Ain Sawfar, Sylvia Shorto, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  21. Expression of cultural identity through architecture and built environment in Algeria, Tahar Bellal, Setif University, Algeria.
  22. Reima Pietilä and Cultural Identity:  The Seif Palace Area Buildings in Kuwait City.  Taisto H. Mäkelä, University of Colorado, USA.
  23. An Examination of How Australian Indigenous Cultures Have Been Portrayed Within Contemporary Architecture and The Built Environment, Tara Mallie, Umulliko Indigenous Higher Education Research Centre & School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Australia
  24. Of Water and Earth:  Natural Materials, Inspired Form, and Threatened Traditions of Rural Architecture, Taymoore Balbaa, University of Waterloo, Canada
  25. The Manitoba Islamic Association Mosque as a Public Expression of the Identity and Presence of Manitoba Muslims- a Case Study, Tijen Roshko, University of Manitoba, Canada
  26. Place-telling at Dubai Creek, Tim Kennedy, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

130.  Globalizing Technologies in Local Transformations: How the use of Information Technologies is Transforming Saudi Cities, Umar G. Benna, Fahad A. N. Al-Harigi, Talal A. Al-Harigi,, Benna Associates/ King Faisal University.

  1. The Effect of Urban Design Strategies on the Conservation of Konya's Historic City Centre, Ümmügülsüm Ter, Selcuk University, Turkey.
  2. Place and Function of African Cities in the Global Urban Network: Strategies for Extending their Global Reach, Victor Onyebueke, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria.
  3. Contemporary Residential Indian Architecture: Identity through the Peculiar and the Particular, Vini Nathan, Philadelphia University, USA
  4. Architecture and Identity: Islamic Community Centers in America, Wael Al-Masri, Dar Al-Omran, Jordan
  5. Modernization and Cultural Regeneration: Rethinking Regionalism, William Batson, The University of Kentucky, USA
  6. Meaning in Regional Architecture: A Study of Meaning for a Sample of Regional Architecture in Egypt & The Arab World since the 1990's, Yasmeen Kadoum, Cairo University, Egypt
  7. Impact of Globalization On The Built-Environment Identity In The Arabian Gulf Region, Yasser Mahgoub, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  8. Locality and Modernity in Al-Madinah, Yousef Neyazi, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  9. Observations on Globalisation and Architecture: reflections of shifting lifestyles in Bangladesh, Zebun Nasreen Ahmed, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  10. Function Follows Form: Holiday Resorts in the Age of Globalization, Zeynep Aygen, University of Portsmouth, UK


A meeting and praying place in an Islamic quarter of a western country, Marta Proietti Gaffi, University of Technology, Delft

Meanings of Authenticity in the Age of Globalization: : A Case of Touristic Space, Melahat Kucukarslan Emiroglu, Beykent University, Turkey

Urban Identity and Continuity: Case of Alacati, Mujgan Bahtiyar Karatosun, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey

Contemporary Interpretation of Traditional Istanbul Houses, Rana Karasozen, Anadolu University, Turkey

Experiences of Sustainable Development in Serbian Contemporary Planning Praxis, Ruzica Bogdanovic and Milica Maksimovic, University of Belgrade, & Yugolsve Institute for Town Planning and Housing, Serbia

Lanna Identity in Chiang Mai's Urban Fabric: Palimpsest Traditions , Thomas Merrigan, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

     more to come