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Negotiating Cultures: Delhi's Architecture and Planning from 1912 to 1962

Pilar Maria Guerrieri

Abstract

This book focuses on the city of Delhi, one of the largest mega-cities in the world, and examines—from a historical perspective—the processes of hybridization between cultures within its local architecture and urban planning from 1912, when the British Town Planning Committee for New Delhi was formed, to 1962, when the first Master plan was implemented. The research originates directly from primary documents and examines how and to what extent the city plans, the neighbourhoods, the types of residential, public buildings and the architectural styles have changed over time. The analysis of arch ... More

Keywords: Delhi, megacity, India, cultures, negotiations, exchanges, architecture, planning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199479580
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199479580.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pilar Maria Guerrieri, author
Associate Professor, GD Goenka University, Italy