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Celtic Crossing; Bridging Scotland and Ireland

Date: 5 Sep 2018 - 5 Sep 2018

Town/City: Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Robert Gordon University

Celtic Crossing; Bridging Scotland and Ireland

Urbanism at Borders Conference 2018;  Alan Dunlop Architect Keynote Speaker.

Border research emphases on the discourse analysis on critical issues and connotation of separation - demarcation – segregation and conflicts and translated and theorizing these issues in various patterns of urbanism. Borders determine the degree of how regions are positioned in the global maps with the condition with which regions are valued, categorised and marked by its capacity to create individual geographical identities and unique settlement patterns. Borders define socially and economically incompatible systems that influence the nature of mobility of goods, human traffic, and economic transactions that suggest temporal, subdued, blurring socio-cultural entities defined by urban orders. Borders create these blurring urban orders along its boundaries defined by lack of cohesiveness with either sides of a border.

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