Celebrating Public Spaces Of India

byArchana Gupta, Anshuman GuptawithForeword byDevdutt Pattanaik

March 9, 2017|
Celebrating Public Spaces Of India by Archana Gupta
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• A vital book that explores the architectural, social, cultural and functional importance of public spaces within the urban fabric of India's vibrant cities.

• Featuring nearly 180 visuals, comprising stunning photographs and detailed plans, this book presents a carefully curated list of vibrant landmarks across India.

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.
Archana Gupta, co-founder of The Foundation of the Indian Cities, is the Vice-President (Projects) for KPDK Buildtech Pvt. Ltd. An architect and teacher, she is experienced in service architecture and infrastructure development, and has to her credit several publications and research projects relating to studies of traditional and vern...
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Title:Celebrating Public Spaces Of India
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 9.14 X 9.03 X 0.55 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 9.14 X 9.03 X 0.55 in
Published:March 9, 2017
Publisher:Mapin Publishing Gp Pty Ltd
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781935677666

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