ISBN 9788187853220,Architecture For Kutch

Architecture For Kutch


English Edition



English Edition

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9788187853220

ISBN-10 8187853220

Paper Back

Number of Pages 113 Pages
Language (English)


Architecture for Kutch represents two aspects of an architectural project: The study of lifestyle, culture, arts and architecture of Kutch - the colourful western region of India and architectural design and planning of new housing evolved and built in South Kutch from the study and analysis of the region. It lavishly presents the entire project with more than 300 photographs, drawing and sketches.The new housing is an interesting reinterpretation of the climate, living and cultural patterns, crafts and architecture of Kutch in planning to house designs to construction details.This housing withstood without damage the enormous earthquake occurred on 26th January in 2001 in Gujarat state of India. It illustrates an approach of habitat design addressing one of the crucial issues of our times in Asia of responding the context of climate and cultures of a place and its people.

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