mASEANa Project 2019: “Progressive Once More”, Rejuvenating Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Southeast Asia
The Report of mASEANa Project 2019: 8th & 9th International Conferences, mASEANa Project, Docomomo Japan, 2020

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the publication of the Report of mASEANa Project 2019: 8th & 9th International Conferences, mASEANa Project 2019: “Progressive Once More”, Rejuvenating Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Southeast Asia, edited by: mASEANa Project, by Docomomo Japan, 2020.

“This is the most recent report from the mASEANa Project. The publication summarizes the mASEANa Project 2019: 8th & 9th International Conferences which were held between 31st October and 2nd November 2019 in Singapore and on 15th February 2020 in Tokyo, Japan, respectively.

The eighth conference, in Singapore, took place in the Urban Redevelopment Authority Centre with three panels (“Modern landscapes and the everyday”, “Community and ground-up initiatives” and “Technology and tectonics”). The conference had contributions from Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, the US and the UK. The ninth conference, in Japan, took place in Meiji Jingu Sansyuden with Jun Aoki and Ho Weng Hin as Keynote speakers. The session was titled “Progressive Once More” and included a discussion session. The conference had contributions from Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.

This report is organized in two parts. “Part 1: ‘progressive Once More’” is organized in 6 sections with papers from both conferences. “Part 2: Inventory of modern Buildings” includes an inventory of modern architecture from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Singapore. This edition is finalized with images of mASEANa Project activities.”

Book Review by Sílvio Alves, published in: docomomo Journal 63 – Tropical Architecture in the Modern Diaspora (2020) ISSN 1380/3204 (link).

Edited by: mASEANa Project
Publisher: Docomomo Japan
Language: English
Year: 2020

For more information: mASEANa Project