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Author Mehrotra, Rahul.

Title Architecture in India since 1990 / Rahul Mehrotra
Published Mumbai : Pictor ; Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, [2011]


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Description 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 30 cm
Contents Landscape of pluralism -- Global practice: Expressions of (impatient) capital: Infosys Software Development Block 4 ; Park Hotel ; SSIT Library ; Chhatrapati Shivji International Airport ; Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Complex -- Indian Institute of Management ; Pearl Academy of Fashion ; Khalsa Heritage Centre ; Castro Cafeteria ; Tote -- Regional manifestations: Local assertions: ITC Sonar Bangla ; IUCAA ; Husain Doshi Gufa ; Karunashraya Terminal Care Centre ; Aswini Kumar Crematorium ; Devi Garh Fort Palace ; Parliament Library ; Tara House ; Residence for Jacob George ; Sua House ; Rishi Valley School -- Alternate practice: Towards sustainability: Centre for Development Studies ; Loyola Chapel ; Abu Abraham's House ; Makik House ; Nalin Tomar House ; Wall House ; Manav Sadhna ; Development Alternatives World HQ ; Jenny Pinto's Paper Making Workshop ; Pettachi House ; Our Native Village Eco Resort ; Shaam-E-Sarhad Village Resort -- Counter modernism: Resurfacing of the ancient: Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple ; Global Vipassana Pagoda ; Iskcon SRI Radha Krishna-Chandra Temple ; Oneness--Hall of Awakening ; Matri Mandir ; Dadamiyan Mosque ; Radhasoami Samadh ; Shiva Temple
Summary Pluralism, fusion and hybridity are the dominant traits of cultural change in twenty-first century India. The resultant architecture reflects this fabric of one of the world's largest and most populous nation states. Architect, educator and author Rahul Mehrotra has been at the forefront of the Indian contemporary architecture scene for more than two decades, and Architecture in India is his unique take on the topic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Architecture -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- India -- History -- 21st century.
Architecture, Modern -- India -- 21st century.
ISBN 3775732454 (Hatje Cantz : hbk.)
8192043207 (Pictor : hbk.)
9783775732451 (Hatje Cantz : hbk.)
9788192043203 (Pictor : hbk.)