Friday, 13 July 2018

New Arrivals

Title: Celebrating Public Spaces of India
Author: Archana Gupta and Anshuman Gupta
Class No.: 711.40954
Book no.: G959C

Location of the Book: Reference Section

Celebrating Public Spaces of India is an attempt at understanding architecture as a defining feature in the identity of the ‘public space’ and its influence on evolving modes of urbanism in India. Through a carefully curated list of more than fifty vibrant landmarks across the length and breadth of India, this volume analyses and highlights the socio-cultural functional strength of public spaces within the urban fabric of cities.

Featuring evocative photographs and drawings, this volume strives to understand the mechanics of these built and open structures, and their influences on urban cityscapes. With insightful original research, the book is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to understand the nature of the Indian urban public space.

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