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Monumentalising the Vernacular: Criticality, Culture and Identity of the City

  • Noor Hanita Abdul Majid
  • Shireen Jahn Kassim
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Abstract

In later years, cultural references were evoked by transposing certain vernacular type-forms onto existing modern forms. Malay roof forms adorned low-rise entrance podiums and were attached to the mainly Modernist blocks, some of which remained in the ubiquitous International style. At times the overall form and design were directly derived from traditional Malay architecture.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noor Hanita Abdul Majid
    • 1
  • Shireen Jahn Kassim
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental DesignInternational Islamic University MalaysiaKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.International Islamic University MalaysiaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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