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Title An architecture of independence : the making of Modern South Asia : Charles Correa, Balkrishna Doshi, Muzharul Islam, Achyut Kanvinde / edited by Kazi Khaleed Ashraf and James Belluardo ; introduction by Kenneth Frampton.

Published New York, N.Y. : Architectural League of New York, 1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.954 ARCH    AVAILABLE
Physical description 80 pages : illustrations (some colour), plans ; 29 cm
Notes "Published on the occasion of the exhibition An architecture of independence : the making of modern South Asia, organized by the Architectural League of New York" -- T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliography: pages 79-80.
Summary An Architecture of Independence: The Making of Modern South Asia presents the work of four pioneering modern architects from the Indian subcontinent -- Charles Correa, Balkrishna Doshi, and Achyut Kanvinde of India, and Muzharul Islam of Bangladesh. An introduction by Kenneth Frampton and essays by the editors situate the work of these architects within the intellectual and aesthetic traditions of the subcontinent.
Also included are statements by the architects and documentation of 27 projects, chosen to give a sense of the strategies they have developed for undertakings us diverse as private houses, settlements, major institutional buildings, and even a gallery devoted to the work of one artist. Each of the four has also played a major role in creating the contemporary architectural culture of South Asia, through teaching and influence on important government and cultural policies. Each represents a model of the architect as engaged artist, intellectual, and citizen.
Other author Ashraf, Kazi Khaleed.
Belluardo, James.
Architectural League of New York.
Subject Doshi, Balkrishna V.
Correa, Charles, 1930-2015.
Islam, Muzharul.
Kanvinde, Achyut, 1916-
Architecture -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Bangladesh -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title Making of modern South Asia.
ISBN 0966385608