By: D. Fairchild Ruggles (Ed.)
New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2014
Seller ID: 109467
With independence, India experienced a dramatic social rupture but also a recuperation of political autonomy and a new sense of optimism that promised opportunities. The country became a crucible for experimentation in modern and utopian architecture with new buildings, cities and museums giving public face to the nation. Indian architects and architectural projects claimed international attention, and a generation of women entered professions such as architecture and design that had previously been closed to them. They emerged as a pronounced political force, and important patrons of art, arc... View More...