Category: History, Heritage and Conservation
Cultural Resilience of Urban Form:
The thesis tries to establish the need to Retain, Repair, Reuse or Redevelop historic built forms by categorizing them into high-resilient and low-resilient zones to avoid the homogeneity of urban form in the historic native town of Mumbai.
Heritage at the interface of nature and culture. An integrated approach for development of Kuttanad region
The study intents to investigate the existing proposal, interventions, and issues around the degradation of the system and provide solutions understanding the values and perceptions associated with the community and the changing aspirations and conflicts emerged amongst them.
Resilience & Southern Urbanism | Towards a New Paradigm
Resilience as a construct has myriad connotations. This book attempts to understand resilience embedded in the particularities of the urbanisms in Indian cities. We take them as representatives of Southern urbanism, chosen carefully from the vast heterogeneous and diverse cultural geographies of the country.
[Re]-Thinking the Cultural Integrities of a Historic Urban Center
This thesis intends to examine the workability of dynamic concept of cultural integrities which can precisely cover the larger context of the cultural dimension in sustainable development of a city.
Re-Integrating Derelict Waterways -A Case of Kollam Canal, Kerala
Water and its management within ecosystems have always been the most crucial aspect of any settlement. Water flow has been modified and diverted to create hydraulic systems for meeting the energy, commerce and food requirements of the society.
Urban Coalescence: Employing the BGI model as a contemporary resolve for the socio-ecological concerns
A vivid reminder of how today’s world came to be the way it is, when industry employed entire communities and provided the heartbeat for many towns and cities. In this respect these historic industrial landscapes deserve our closest attention.
Opportunities in historic core of pilgrim towns: case of PandharpuR
Thesis intended to study the association of user (local, pilgrim and tourist) with the built environment and natural environment of the historic core for a holistic approach to conserve the historic core with all its physical and dynamic structural attributes, dealing specifically with the case of historic town of Pandharpur, Solapur
Understanding the Notion of Social Spaces within Market Streets
Streets are the crucial part of cities, and with mixed-used pursuits, they become dynamic yet enigmatic. These pursuits speculate a celebration on the streets, creating a thread of character and culture for the city.