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Table Of Contents
Introduction: Framing Tropical Architecture Part 1 1. The Emergence of the Tropicalized House: Comfort in the Heteronomous and Heterogeneous Conditions of Colonial Architectural Production 2. Engineering Military Barracks: Experimentation, Systematization and Colonial Spaces of Exception 3. Translating Pavilion Plan Hospitals: Biopolitics, Environmentalism and Ornamental Governmentality 4. Improving Native Housing: Sanitary Order, Improvement Trust and Splintered Colonial Urbanism Part 2 5. Constructing Postcolonial Technoscientific Network: Building Science Research, Rendering Technical and the Power-knowledge of Decolonization 6. Teaching Climatic Design: Postcolonial Architectural Education, Scientific Humanism and Tropical Development Conclusion: Tropical Architecture Today Bibliography
Jiat-Hwee Chang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore.