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DEL – DELHI ARCHITECTURAL TRAVEL GUIDE

by Gaurav Sharma

Few cities in the world match the diversity and richness of Delhi’s architecture. Delhi has served as the capital of various empires and has been a melting pot of diverse cultures. The architecture of Delhi ranges from battered ancient citadels to lived modern housing, medieval step-wells to Mughal masterpieces, Indo-Islamic tombs to contemporary cultural centres, colonial edifices to organic urban villages. The guide negotiates and unravels the built legacy of one of the largest and oldest megacities on the planet. Its easy itineraries create encounters with the best of Delhi’s architecture.

 

 

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Title

DEL-Delhi Architectural Travel Guide

Size

126 x 184mm

Authors

Gaurav Sharmaa

Pages

240

Subject

Architecture – Travel

Characteristics

Paperback

Language

English

ISBN

978-84-122747-0-7

About the author

Gaurav Sharma RIBA is a practicing architect and Founder Principal of Under Mango Tree – a Delhi-based award winning multi-disciplinary architecture firm. He is a recipient of Sarai-CSDS Associate Fellowship and Scotland International Scholarship. He is the current Chair of Docomomo India. Besides Delhi he has lived and worked in Shimla, London and Edinburgh. One of his fondest childhood memories is of flying a kite on the roof terrace of his great-grandfathers house in old Delhi.

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