INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON PLACE MAKING AND IDENTITY (PlacId): RETHINKING URBAN

CALL FOR PAPERS

September 26 – 27, 2012

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE – UNIVERSITAS PEMBANGUNAN JAYA INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON PLACE MAKING AND IDENTITY (PlacId): RETHINKING URBAN Approaches to Built Environment
Architecture and Urban Design are often used as a vehicle to symbolize a certain identity. In his case, as Vale argues, power and politics are insinuated in urban forms. Hence, identity is often contested by the way in which political insinuation in urban forms and the uses of space. In addition, social, cultural and economical context are also taking role in shaping identity. Yet, the process of place making and identity constitutes urban approaches from many different forces, trying to represent themselves into the built forms. To what extent these urban approaches influence the representations? Will they favor politics, economy, social context or client’s needs in order to accomplish their goals? On the other hand, when the identity has been established, no one can guarantee that the meaning and use of the space will be the same as intended.

The way in which people interpret and use the space may define a new identity. As people have their own interpretations and collective memory about space, the meaning of space thus always contested. This seminar brings together scholars from interdisciplinary approaches to analyze the concept of place making and identity, and its impact on the use of the space. On the vice versa, it also discusses the role of users in influencing the representations. It opens a debate on how architecture and urban forms become a place for struggles between identity, meaning, and uses both from the power and from everyday users. This seminar provides a discussion to explore the city in a complete perspective. It will discuss the idea on place making and identity from the view of architects, urban planners/designers and others with social and cultural study backgrounds. We offer several topics on the seminar;

1) The concept of place and place identity; Being familiar with the concept of a place will help us recognize and be responsive to the process of place making.

2) Political insinuation in architecture and urban design; A development which is driven by the political power.

3) Local value as the element in place making; Livable community consists of significant elements such us place’s history, combination of uses, and the feelings that construct local value.

4) The uses of space ; How do people use space? What is the intention of using the space? Do they comply with the system on how the space should be used?

5) Authority and Resistance; While authority often symbolizes the identity through urban forms, representation is often infiltrated by the users of space. The dialectic relationship between authority and resistance in establishing the meaning and uses of space is often exercised in urban arena.
IMPORTANT DATES Abstract Submission Deadline: April 16, 2012 Letter of Acceptance: May 18, 2012 Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 13, 2012 Proceeding: August 10, 2012 Seminar: September 26 – 27, 2012
ABSTRACT TEMPLATE One-page abstract of 250 words and a paragraph short bio of 100 words are required. The abstract contains a concise summary of the article, i.e. what the study/research was about, how it was undertaken and what was discovered. Abbreviations must be provided in full. The essential elements are background, objective(s), methodology, results, and conclusions. The abstracts will be blind-peer reviewed. Keywords: maximum of five keywords, listed alphabetically, separated by commas, with a full stop at the end. Short Bio: maximum of 100 words. Editorial Instruction:

1) Paper size: A4

2) Fonts: – Title: Arial Bold 12 point – Author: Arial Italic 10 point – Text: Arial 10 point – Keywords: Arial 10 point

3) Margin: L/R 3 cm, T/B 3 cm. 4) Line space: 1,15 5) Paragraph Space: 6 pt (do not add space between paragraph of the same style).

SUBMISSION EMAIL The abstract should be submitted by email to arsitektur@…
EVENT Date : 26 – 27 September 2012 Time : 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Venue : TITAN CENTER Jln. Boulevard Bintaro, Blok B7/B1 No. 5 Bintaro Jaya, Sektor 7 Tangerang 15224, Banten Indonesia
PRESENTERS Keynote Speaker :

1) Lai Chee Kien, M.Arch, Ph.D; Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore (Keynote Speaker), Singapore.
Main Speakers:

1) Tim Bunnell, DR.: Associate Professor at Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore, Singapore.

2) Johannes Widodo; Associate Professor (DR), Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

3) Ismail Said, DR.; Associate Professor, Head of Department of Landscape Architecture at Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia.

4) Prof. Ir. Gunawan Tjahjono, M.Arch., Ph.D; Rector of Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia.

5) Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan, ST., M.Sc., Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Head of Department of Architecture FTUI, Head of APTARI (Asosiasi Pendidikan Tinggi Arsitektur Indonesia), Indonesia.

6) Ria Wikantari, M.Arch., Dr.; Department of Architecture Hasanuddin University, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

7) Prof. Ir. Triatno Yudo Harjoko, M.Sc., Ph.D.; Professor and Lecturer at Department of Architecture FTUI, Indonesia. 8) Ir. Budi A.Sukada, GradHonsDip(AA). 9) Ir. Iwan Sudradjat, MSA, PhD.; Associate Professor, SAPPK (School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development), Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia.
PARTICIPANTS All scholars from interdisciplinary studies and professionals are welcome to participate.
ADMISSIONS International Admission International Participants Fee Early Bird *) Presenters USD250 USD 220 Participants USD200 USD170
National Admission National Participants Fee Early Bird *) Presenters Rp.500.000,- Rp.450.000,- Participants Rp.400.000,- Rp.350.000,-
Undergraduate Student Admission – Rp.100.000,- (Undergraduate – Non UPJ) – Rp.50.000,- (UPJ)
*) Early Bird Fee is applied until May 30, 2012.
Facilities: 1. Seminar Kit 2. Abstract Booklet 3. Lunch 4. Coffee/Tea Break (2x)
REGISTRATION Email : arsitektur@… CP : Ira Widayanti (087888155509)
SECRETARIAT Committee of International Seminar On PlacId Department of Architecture Universitas Pembangunan Jaya Jl. Boulevard Sektor 7 Bintaro Jaya Tangerang 15224 Banten, Indonesia Telp : +62-21-29045405 , +62-21-7455555 ext 321

Website: http://www.arsitektur.upj.ac.id

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