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Honey, I Shrunk the Nation-State: The Scales of Global History in the Thai Nationalist Theme Park

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Situated in a zone of industrial factories and slum housing outside of Bangkok, Muang Boran theme park invites visitors to leave behind the grimy environment of present-day globalization and step back in historical time. Walking through its...

The Excessive Trompe l’Oeil: The Saturated Interior in Tears of the Black Tiger

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael J. Ostwald

Michael J. Ostwald

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Written and directed by Wisit Sasanatieng, the Thai film Tears of the Black Tiger/Fa Thalai Jone (Sasanatieng, dir., 2000) occupies a contested position in the history of the cinema. Critically acclaimed and awarded at both European...

Khmer Empire and Southeast Asia, 800–1450

Swati Chemburkar

Swati Chemburkar is an architectural historian and directs a postgraduate course on Art and Architecture of Southeast Asia at Jnanapravaha Institute in Mumbai, India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Southeast Asia is diverse and complex, sharing a tropical climate along with monsoons, earthquakes and volcanoes. In Cambodia, King Jayavarman II’s ascent in 802 laid foundations for the Khmer (Angkor) Empire, which reached its apogee four...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania since 1900

Philip Goad

PHILIP GOAD is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and also co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The region’s twentieth-century history was dominated by the Second World War and post-war quests for decolonization/independence. Thailand remained a monarchy, and British Commonwealth settler-colonies like Australia and New Zealand...

Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific, 1780–1914

Amanda Achmadi

AMANDA ACHMADI is a Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design (Asian Architecture and Urbanism) at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Walker

PAUL WALKER is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, and has written extensively on the architectural history of Australia and New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In mainland Southeast Asia, consolidation occurred through the centralization of power in three indigenous kingdoms: Burma, Siam (Thailand) and Vietnam. Siam emerged as the strongest. However, European expansion early in the nineteenth...