ISBN 9788189995744,Elements of Spacemaking

Elements of Spacemaking


Yatin Pandya


Mapin Publishing



Mapin Publishing

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788189995744

ISBN-10 818999574X


Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)


Elements of Spacemaking, by Yatin Pandya, is a book that examines the integral aspects of spacemaking elements of architecture.

Summary of the Book

The ideas of space are physically manifested in architecture through diverse elements that constitute the fundamental recognizable parts of the man-made or constructed environment. This title delves into the inherent attributes of spacemaking features such as: walls, roofs, doors, columns, windows, stairs and floors, and analysis of their implicit influences on the design of space. It charts the evolution of each element through history and their effective applications, through extensive drawings and sketches and thorough case studies from across the world.

About Yatin Pandya

Yatin Pandya is an Indian author. He is a practicing architect, who is also an academician, activist, and researcher with his organization, Footprints E.A.R.T.H. A graduate of CEPT University, Pandya has been a visiting faculty at the National Institute of Design and CEPT University. He obtained his Master of Architecture degree from McGill University. He writes frequently to national and international journals based on his expertise in the subject, and gives lectures in various universities in India and abroad. Pandya has also compiled the book, Concepts of Space in Traditional Indian Architecture.