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Author Prashad, Deependra.

Title New architecture and urbanism : development of Indian traditions / edited by Deeependra Prashad
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010
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Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; MESSAGE FROM HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES; MESSAGE FROM UDAY KHEMKA; MESSAGE FROM ROBERT ADAM; INTBAU NABHA DECLARATION; INTRODUCTION; TRADITION AND OUR BUILT ENVIRONMENT; GROWTH; TRADITION AND INNOVATION; GLOBALISATION AND TRADITION; NEW WAYS OF LOOKING AT HERITAGE: PROCESSES; SPATIAL NARRATIVES IN TRADITIONAL INDIAN ARCHITECTURE; SENSE OF IDENTITY, CONTINUITY AND CONTEXT; CULTURAL HERITAGE AS A DRIVER FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT IN PUNJAB; CULTURAL METAMORPHOSIS, BUILDING TRADITIONS AND SEARCH FOR ARCHITECTURAL IDENTITY IN AFRICA
CLIMATIC RESPONSIVENESS IN TRADITIONAL BUILT FORM OF LUCKNOWIS TRADITION GREEN?; DEVELOPMENT OF INDIAN TRADITIONS; TRADITION AND CONTEXTUAL RELEVANCE FOR EDUCATION IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM; CONTINUING TRADITIONS IN NEW ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: CASE STUDIES IN FORM MAKING; BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DECORATIVE CRAFTS; REFLECTIONS ON THE NARRATIVE OF PLACE; TRADITION AS AN EXPRESSION OF TIME; BHADLI VILLAGE, GUJARAT; THE ARCHITECTURE OF HOTELS; BUILDING WITH BAMBOO; EVOLVING A VOCABULARY OF ARCHITECTURE; CONTINUING TRADITIONS IN NEW ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: CASE STUDIES IN PLACE MAKING
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL PARTNERING WITH THE POOR FOR BETTER HOUSINGINFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH COMMUNITY CONSENSUS; TRANSFORMATIONS DUE TO SOCIO-ECONOMIC PRESSURES; ISOLATED BY ELITISM; URBANIZATION, FARM LAND AND THE FORM OF PUBLIC SPACE; SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS; EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE IN AUROVILLE; EVOLVING TRADITIONAL PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN THE PRESENT; LEARNING LESSONS FROM TRADITIONAL METHODS FOR ACHIEVING SUSTAINABILITY IN BUILDING AND URBAN SCLAE IN IRANIAN ARID CITIES; FROM PATTERN LANGUAGES TO GENERATIVE CODES
JAIPUR AS A RECURRING RENAISSANCELINKING HERITAGE AND DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES; NEW WAYS OF LOOKING AT HERITAGE: CONTEXTUAL FRAMEWORK; HERITAGE- A KEY RESOURCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF VAASTU; HERITAGE AS A LIVING AND EVOLVING PROCESS; EVOLUTION OF AN INDIGENOUS PLANNING SYSTEM; TRANSFORMING HISTORIC CITY CENTRES; THE RAJ VERSUS THE REPUBLIC; DISMANTLING COSMOPOLITANISM; DEVELOPING LOCAL CAPACITIES FOR CONSERVING HERITAGE AT HERITAGE SITES IN THE ASIA AND THE PACIFIC; SUSTAINABLE PLACES AND COMMUNITIES; INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL, NGOS, ARCHITECTS AND COMMUNITIES
PLACE MAKING IN INDIAEVALUATION OF THE PEDESTRIAN ENVIRONMENT -- A QUALITATIVE APPROACH; THE RELEVANCE OF NEW URBANISM; A PATTERN BOOK APPROACH; INTERFACE BETWEEN TRADITIONAL URBANISM AND LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK; STRATEGIES FOR CONTINUING TRADITIONS IN NEW ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM; ESSAYS AND ILLUSTRATIONS ON ""CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE OF TRADITIONAL PRINCIPLES IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM""; RE-THINKING OUR PRESENT MODUS OPERANDI; CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE OF TRADITIONAL PRINCIPLES IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM; THEME BASED GRAPHICAL SLIDES; ACADEMIC COMMITTEE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
Summary This book on "New Architecture and Urbanism: Development of Indian Traditions" builds on the contributions from various architects, planners, educationists, decision-makers & others from across the world who gathered together to create a forum for the promotion of traditional processes and techniques for the creation of the built environment. This forum was initiated by INTBAU India, The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism in India, and supported by The Nabha Foundation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Building -- Environmental aspects -- India -- Congresses.
City planning -- India -- Congresses.
Sustainable architecture -- India -- Congresses.
Vernacular architecture -- India -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Chetia, Saswati
ISBN 1443818925 (electronic bk.)
9781443818926 (electronic bk.)