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Indigenous Modernities

This book examines how a historic and so called 'traditional' city uietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form use and meaning Through a focused study of Delhi the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of modernism that goes beyond conventional understanding.

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T separates the city's architecture and society from the objectified realm of the exotic whilst acknowledging non Western ideas of modernityIn the final part the author considers 'indigenous modernities' the irregular the uneven and the unexpected in what uncritical observers might call a coherent 'traditional' society and built environmen.

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Part one reflects on transformations and discontinuities in built form and spatial culture and uestions accepted notions of the static nature of what is normally referred to as traditional and non Western architecturePart two is a critical discussion of Delhi in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries redefining modernism in a way tha.

About the Author: Jyoti Hosagrahar

Jyoti Hosagrahar is Deputy Director for the World Heritage Centre at UNESCO Among other responsibilities she leads the implementation of the Historic Urban Landscape Recommendation the Cities Programme policies for cultural and natural heritage for the 2030 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda the Earthen Architecture Program and the World Heritage Fund as well as the development and implementati

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  1. says:

    Absolutely loved this fresh and insightful excursus into the modernisation of South Asia particularly in Delhi Hos

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