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Sherin Wing

Sherin Wing received her Ph.D. in the Humanities from UCLA, USA. In addition to being a published scholar, she also writes for several publications including Architecture Magazine, ArchDaily.com, the Huffington Post, and Metropolis Magazine on a wide range of issues surrounding the cultural, economic, and social aspects of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Sacred Spaces

Routledge, 2016

Book chapter

... Buddhism during the 16th century with Matteo Ricci. His engagement comprised the first expo- sure of anyone outside of South and East Asia with Buddhism. Yet this presumed patriarch of Western Sinology misinterpreted, circumscribed...

Mangolia

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... MONGOLIA Mongolia, a vast, sparsely populated nation, occupies a strategic landlocked position between China and Russia.1 It has relatively few permanently settled areas and is one of the last countries in the world with a substantial...

Bhutan

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... BHUTAN Stretched across the eastern Himalayas, between India and China, the landlocked Kingdom of Bhutan has only recently begun to engage in contemporary architectural conservation practice. Bhutan stands out among the nations of Asia...

Laos

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... LAOS Bordered by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar, the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos (the Lao PDR) is comprised of mountainous regions, lowlands and a vast river network, including the mighty Mekong. Its modern history...

Nepal

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... NEPAL In recent decades, Nepal’s dramatically rugged landscape and ethereal historic wood and masonry religious structures, public buildings and houses have benefited from the sustained attention of foreign architectural heritage...

Afghanistan

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... AFGHANISTAN Ag lobal center of Buddhism and Zoroastrianism until 1,400 years ago when Islamic conquerors invaded from the west, Afghanistan remains today a vibrant and volatile crossroads of political and religious forces. The country...

Thailand

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... THAILAND Known for most of its history as the Kingdom of Siam (its current name was officially adopted only in 147), Thailand’s leadership has long been invested in conserving its important historic architectural and other cultural assets....

Indonesia

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... INDONESIA Modern Indonesia, a vast archipelago of nearly 18,000 islands that stretches for over 6,000 km along the equator, encompasses a broad range of cultural heritage, including early hominid fossils, massive Buddhist structures...

South and North Korea

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... SOUTH AND NORTH KOREA As is the case in neighboring China and Japan, Confucian and Buddhist traditions and holding ancestors in high esteem drives the architectural conservation ethic on the Korean peninsula. From the early Three Kingdoms...

Roto Architects

Sherin Wing

Sherin Wing received her Ph.D. in the Humanities from UCLA, USA. In addition to being a published scholar, she also writes for several publications including Architecture Magazine, ArchDaily.com, the Huffington Post, and Metropolis Magazine on a wide range of issues surrounding the cultural, economic, and social aspects of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Sacred Spaces

Routledge, 2016

Book chapter

... Roto For Mr. Rotondi, designing retreats has incorporated personal experience with his skills as an architect and his principles and beliefs about humanity. He says, “I started reading a lot about mostly American Indians and started...