2014 : THE MAKASSAR CULTURE OF SOLIDARITY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE MARISO WATERFRONT SETTLEMENT

Prof. Ir. Endang Titi Sunarti BD M.Arch., Ph.D


Abstract

It is widely known in related fields that Tadashi Sekino's (1868-1935) archaeological investigations in colonized Korea focused mainly on historicizing Korean (mainly Buddhist) art, relics, and architectural remains. In his research, Sekino tried to identify not only the stylistic similarities between ancient Korean and Japanese architectural traditions, but also the gradual decline of the former, especially during the latter part of the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910). Naturally, his analyses came in handy when the Japanese govern ment-general attempted to legitimize its colonial rule of Korea. However, there is another facet that needs to be taken into consideration to fully understand Sekino's perspective on Korean architectural traditions. It is important to acknowledge that there had been a series of changes in Sekino's analyses and understanding of the historicity of Korean traditional housing and ordinary architec ture …