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Art one reflects on transformations and discontinuities in built form and spatial culture and uestions accepted notions of the static nature of what is normally referred to as traditional and non Western architecturePart two is a critical discussion of Delhi in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries redefining modernism in a way that. Copernicus Avenue built form and spatial culture and uestions accepted notions of the static nature of what is normally referred to as traditional and non Western architecturePart two is a critical discussion of Delhi in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries redefining modernism in a way that.

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Separates the city's architecture and society from the objectified realm of the exotic whilst acknowledging non Western ideas of modernityIn the final part the author considers 'indigenous modernities' the irregular the uneven and the unexpected in what uncritical observers might call a coherent 'traditional' society and built environment. Cenote built environment.

Jyoti Hosagrahar ò 2 Review

This book examines how a historic and so called 'traditional' city uietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms in form use and meaning Through a focused study of Delhi the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of modernism that goes beyond conventional understandingP.


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  1. says:

    Absolutely loved this fresh and insightful excursus into the modernisation of South Asia particularly in Delhi Hosagrahar's theory is an excellent contribution to a knowledge society that is slowly peeling back t

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