TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS AND EXCURSIONS


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2014

Jackson Davidow, PhD HTC
Contemporary Art Practices and Discourses in Lebanon and Palestine
Beirut and the West Bank

Azra Dawood, PhD AKPIA
Archival Research

New York City & Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown

Allison James, SMArchS AKPIA
User Experience Analysis of Qutb Shahi Tombs
Hyderabad, India

Zachary Lamb, PhD DUSP
Outside Urbanism, Dhaka
Dhaka, Bangladesh

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2013

Kian Goh, PhD DUSP
Place in the Flows:
Ecology and Society in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia

Michael Kubo, PhD HTC
Speculation: Oil Economy and Late Modernism 1973-1983

Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah

Hala Malik, SMArchS AKPIA
Mapping domestic spaces of Lahore in the 1950's
Lahore, Pakistan

Emily Williamson, SMArchS AKPIA
Understanding the Zongo
Processes of Socio-Spatial Marginalization in Ghana

Ghana, West Africa

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2012

Mariko Davidson, MCP DUSP
Promoting Walkable, Bikable Streets in Ahmedabad, India: Developing a Local Street Design Handbook
India

Jenine Kotob, SMArchS AKPIA
Three Learning Environments in Ramallah

West Bank

Sofia Lopez, MCP
The Egyptian Labor Movement in the Republican Period and Beyond

Egypt

Layla Shaikley, SMArchS AKPIA
Housing Displaced Iraqi Squatters: A Pre-Thesis Case Study
Jordan

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January 2012

Course 4.216 (12)
Landscape and Urban Heritage Conservation - Delhi Nallah Project
Instructor: Jim Wescoat

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2011 (back to top)

Shiben Banerji, HTC PhD
The Internationalism of Eclecticism:
Walter Burley Griffin’s Lucknow Office

India

Stephen Kennedy, MCP
City Development Strategies: Making Urban Investment Work
Indonesia

Hanna Rutkouskaya, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Bukhara: The Case of Urban Amnesia
Uzbekistan

Alice Shay, MCP
City Development Strategies:
Making Urban Investment Work Design-based Planning Internship in Indonesia

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2010 (back to top)

Sarah Cosgrove, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Patronage of Sultan al-Zahir Baybars in Damascus
Syria

Maryam Eskandari, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Social and religious spaces of women with in the Islamic Centers
and Mosques in North America.

Michigan, DC, California

Stephen Form, MArch
Strategies for the Post Squatter City

Turkey

Huma Gupta, MCP
Transnational Spheres of Suffering:
The Role of AWRD in Transforming Syrian State
Attitudes towards Trafficked Women
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Syria

S. Faisal Hassan, PhD HTC
Ottomans on the Aventine:
Piranesi's Church of Santa Maria del Priorato.

Malta
(Travel not completed)

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January 2009, 2010 & 2012

Course 4.286 (09) & Course 4.216 (10)
Nizamuddin, Delhi: Landscape Heritage Conservation Workshop

Instructor: Jim Wescoat

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2009 (back to top)

Bernadette Baird-Zars, MCP
Developing Heritage: Constructed Visions in the
Decision-Making Process of Property Regulation in Aleppo
Syria

Charles Curran, MArch
Retrofit + Shrink-wrap Dubai // An Urban Rescovery Plan
UAE

Azra Dawood, AKPIA@MIT SMAchS
Archaeological Ambassadors-at-large
Chicago, New York

Igor Demchenko, HTC PhD
Ahmad Yasawi Mausoleum in Russian Empire: 1864-1917
Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan

Laura Lee Schmidt, AKPIA@MIT SMAchS
ln lhe Absence of Wonder: The Use of Medieval lslamic Toys
Italy, Qatar

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January 2009, 2010 & 2012

Course 4.286 (09) & Course 4.216 (10)
Nizamuddin, Delhi: Landscape Heritage Conservation Workshop

Instructor: Jim Wescoat

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2008 (back to top)

Zehra Ali, School of Engineering, Building Technology
Study of Innovations in Building Energy Efficiency in Northern Pakistan
Pakistan

Zameer Basrai, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
A Study in Architectural Identity of Ismaili Philanthropic Institutions
in Contemporary Bombay

India

Nancy Demerdash, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Roads of Empire Past & Present:
Collective Memory & Modern Maghrib Identities in the Urban Form
and Space of French Colonial Villes Nouvelles
Morocco

Christian Hedrick, AKPIA@MIT PhD
German-Austrian Influences in 19th Century Cairo
Cairo

Anneka Lenssen
Fateh Moudarres and the Performance
of a Post-Revolutionary Art in Syria, 1963-1980

Presentation: Pioneers and Primitives: Painting from Syria, 1960-1970
Syria

Alexa Rosenberg, MCP
Managing Evolution in a Prominent African NGO:
Lessons from Enda Tiers Monde in Dakar, Senegal

From Protest to Progress: Building Civic and Institutional Capacity
to Address Informality in Dakar, Senegal

Senegal

Simon Schleicher, MArch III
Adaptive Toldo Systems - Revitalization of an Ancient Craft
City above the City, Symbiotic Rooftop Communities in Old Cairo
Cairo, Stuttgart

Deniz Turker, AKPIA@MIT
Ottoman Language Program
Turkey

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2007 (back to top)

Anneka Lenssen, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Contemporay Arab Cultural Practices
Damascus, Syria

Nancy Odeh, DUSP PhD
Towards Improved Partnershipts in the Water Sector in the Middle East: A Case Study of the Water Sector in Jordan
Amman, Jordan
(Travel not completed)

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2006 (back to top)

Razan Francis, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Pre-Dissertation Survey in al-Andalus
Spain

Omar Rabie, AKPIA@MIT SMArchsS
Auroville Rammed Earth Workshop:
The Potential of Compressed Earth Brick

South India

Sadia Shirazi, MArch
Ritual and Space in Lahore's Inner City
Pakistan

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2005 (back to top)

Jigar Bhatt, MCP
Preservation of Threatened Islamic Architecture on the Island of Mozambique
Mozambique

Daniel Berry, MCP
Istanbul Now: A Tactical Survey of Transitional Urbanism
Turkey
(Travel not completed)

Asra Aksamija, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Between Balkanization and Synthesis: Rethinking Boundaries of Religious Space in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Various countries in the Balkans

Pamela Karimi, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Americanizing Iran:
The Nature and Consequences of America's 1950's Mission in Iran
for the Improvement and Rationalization of Iranian's Domestic Life

New York & Washington DC

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2004 (back to top)

Joe Dahmen, MArch
Moorish Bridges in Southern Spain
Spain

Amanda Ikert, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS/MCP
Cultural Ramifications of Nationalism Forced through Transmigration
Indonesia

Pamela Karimi, AKPIA@MIT PhD, HTC
Multiple Representations of the Female Body in Contemporary Iranian Art, Cinema and Press
Washington, New York

Lisa Mosier, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Current Attitudes Towards Preservation and Representation
of Islamic Built Heritage

Spain

Afiya Ayo Whisby, BArch
Slave Fortress Architecture, Perpetuations of the Slave Trade and Relevance to the Current American Prison
Atlanta & Ghana

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2003 (back to top)

Ozgur Basak Alkan, MArch/MCP
Assesment of the Impact of Summer Olympics in the Host City.
Research contributes to her thesis Rethinking the Olympics in Istanbul
Athens & Atlanta

Danny Cherian,   MCP
Urban Water Systems and Medieval Islamic Urban Planning
Istanbul, Damascus & Samarkand

Lauren Kroiz, HTC PhD
Opa-locka's architecture and its Arabia Nights Festival
Miami

Melanie Michailides, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Survey of Pre-Mongol Islamic Architecture
Iran

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2002 (back to top)

Leonardo Diaz-Borioli, SMArchS
California's Moorish Heritage Goes East
Spain, California and Mexico

Sarah Rogers, HTC PhD
New Visions: Artistic Production and the First Intifada
Jordan & Lebanon

William Doss Suter, SMArchS
The Cairo Artery, Transport, Housing, Hotel and a Bridge Over the Nile
Egypt
(Travel not completed)

Lieza Vincent, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS/MCP
Rehabilitation in the Old City of Aleppo
Lebanon & Syria

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2001 (back to top)

Glaire Anderson, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Urban Development & Water Infrastructure in Umayyad Cordoba
Spain

Chala Hadimi, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini, Tehran Mesjid-e Jame, Yazd
Iran

Michele Lamprakos, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Merchant Spaces in the late Medieval Mediterranean:
The Venetians in Aleppo

Syria

Amina S. Razvi, SMArchS
Women and Children's Shelter in Mumbai, India:
Empowerment Through Local Industry

India

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2000 (back to top)

Turkey Workshop

Yasmine Abbas, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Mostar, Bosnia

Marianne de Klerk, SMArchS/MCP
Historicizing the Landscape: Recovering the Aesthetics of the Alhambra
Spain

Bianca Maria Nardella, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS
Mostar, Bosnia

Panayiota Pyla, AKPIA@MIT HTC PhD
Environmental concepts in the works of C.A. Doxiadis and Hasan Fathy
Syria and Greece

Sunitha Raju, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS

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1999

Cairo Excursion

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1998

Summer 1998
Italy, Morocco & Pakistan

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1996

June
Attilio Petruccioli conducted a one month fieldwork project with MIT students in the walled towns of Como, Italy and Essaouira, Morocco, in preparation for a studio on urban situations in historic contexts in fall, 1996.

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1995

Summer
Attilio Petruccioli brought a group of MIT students to Uzbekistan for a one month workshop to study the quarter of Gur Emir at Samarkand and the suk of Bukhara. The workshop became a studio problem in fall, 1995.

March
Attilio Petruccioli and Goethert Reinhard brought students to Essaouira, Morocco for the Workshop, "Mapping Cities Through Typologies- A Workshop on Growing Small Cities." The workshop focussed on the medina and the problem of the restoration and revitalization of old urban fabric.

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1994 (back to top)

Adnan Zillur Morshed, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS

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1993

Christine Pein, MArch
Pakistan Workshop

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1989

Tarek Kazzaz, AKPIA@MIT SMArchS