Author:Vikramaditya Prakash

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The Architecture of Shivdatt Sharma (Modernism in India Series)

By: Vikramaditya Prakash

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037321

ISBN: 1935677225

Condition: New


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The Architecture of Shivdatt Sharma

By: Vikramaditya Prakash (Author) & Balkrishna V. Doshi (Frwd)

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 112006

ISBN: 8189995677

Condition: New


Shivdatt Sharma (b. 1931) is one of the most prolific of the Indian modernist architects. Starting out as an architect in the Chandigarh Capital Project Team led by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Sharma subsequently became Chief Architect of the Indian Space Research Organisation. He then went into private practice.Sharma's architecture is a distinct blend of the core principles of modernism, interpreted through the lens of contemporary Indian realities. Modernism was adopted as both symbol and instrument of nation-building in Nehruvian India. Working alongside designers and artists, archi... View more info