Architecture In India Since 1990

    Architecture In India Since 1990 (English, Hardcover, Rahul Mehrotra)

    Architecture In India Since 1990  (English, Hardcover, Rahul Mehrotra)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Pictor Publishing Pvt Ltd
    • ISBN: 9788192043203, 8192043207
    • Edition: 2011
    • Pages: 312
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    Learn about the developments in Indian architecture from this book by ace Indian architect, Rahul Mehrotra.

    Summary of the Book

    This book describes the changes and developments that have occurred in the India architecture scenario since the time when the Indian Government adopted liberalization policies. It reveals the advantages and disadvantages that Indian architecture witnessed in India. You will also find more than five hundred photographs of many admirable works of architecture. Readers will also find the works of over sixty Indian architectures featured in this book. The book is an essential read for students of architecture who want to understand Indian architecture better. It will also be a great read for anyone who enjoys architecture. The author, Rahul Mehrotra, has also explained the four different classes of architecture that are given importance even today. The images will help in giving readers a better understanding of what the book explains.

    About Rahul Mehrotra

    Rahul Mehrotra runs his own architectural firm called Rahul Mehrotra Associates in Mumbai. He is a Professor and Chair of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge in the Department of Urban Design and Planning. He has designed the building for Hewlett Packard in Bangalore. He is the co-author of books like Bombay: The Cities Within and Banganga: Sacred Tank on Malabar Hill.

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      • 2011
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      • Rahul Mehrotra
    • Author Info
      • Rahul Mehrotra is a practising architect and educator. He works in Mumbai and teaches at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, where he is Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, as well as a member of the steering committee of Harvard’s South Asia Initiative. His practice, RMA Architects (, founded in 1990, has executed a range of projects, from the recycling of urban land and the master planning for parts of Mumbai to the design of art spaces, homes, social institutes and work places across India. These diverse projects have engaged many issues, multiple constituencies and varying scales, from interior design and architecture to urban design, conservation and planning. As Trustee of the Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI) and Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research (PUKAR), both based in Mumbai, Mehrotra continues to be actively involved as an activist in the civic and urban affairs of the city. Having written and lectured extensively on architecture, conservation and urban planning, Mehrotra is widely known as the author, co-author and editor of a vast repertoire of books on Mumbai, its urban history, its historic buildings, public spaces and planning processes. A past juror for the Aga Khan Awards for Architecture, the Berkeley Prize, the James Stirling Memorial Lectures on the City, the Urban Age Awards and the Audi Urban Futures Award, Mehrotra is currently a member of the Prince Claus Fund Awards Committee (2007-11) and the Global Jury of the 3rd Holcim Awards Competition (2012). A former member of the Steering Committee of the Aga Khan Awards for Architecture in the 2008-10 award cycle, he continues to serve on the governing boards of the London School of Economics Cities Programme and the Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS). Mehrotra studied at the School of Architecture (CEPT), Ahmedabad, and graduated with a master’s degree in Urban Design with distinction from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He has taught at the University of Michigan (2003-07) and at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at MIT (2007-10).
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