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Modern Traditions free pdf India is a lively and diverse country that in recent years has developed into one of the largest industrialized nations in the world. This process is also reflected in its architecture. Recent developments betray a new consciousness and the search for an Indian identity. International influences are merging with traditional styles to create a unique new architectural language, which also bears the stamp of Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn, who worked there. In its introduction, the book depicts the rise of modern architecture in India since independence in 1947. The main section describes the important tendencies of contemporary Indian architecture in thematic chapters, each with built examples. In addition to the new younger generation of Indian architects, it also considers the first post-independence generation, including Balkrishna Doshi and Charles Correa.

About Klaus-Peter Gast

Klaus-Peter Gast (b. 1956) is an architect and building historian. He trained and taught at the Technische Universitat Braunschweig (Braunschweig Technical University), obtaining his doctorate in 1995 with a dissertation on "Das Indian Institute of Management von Louis I. Kahn. Zur Darstellung des Systems figurlicher Geometrie" ("The Indian Institute of Management of Louis I. Kahn: Representing the System of Figurative Geometry"). Research trips to Rome, Paris, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Ahmedabad, and Dhaka- lectures etc. in Berlin, Hanover, Philadelphia, Bangkok, and Venice. Numerous publications. The author is a leading authority on Indian architecture who has lived in India since 1997

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Author : Klaus-Peter Gast
Publisher : Birkhauser Verlag AG
Data Published : 01 April 2007
ISBN : 3764377542
EAN : 9783764377540
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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