UDR – UDAIPUR ARCHITECTURAL TRAVEL GUIDE

by Shikha Jain

Published in collaboration with The Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur

A Living Heritage Guide. Udaipur located in eastern Rajasthan State of India, was founded as the capital of erstwhile Mewar kingdom in the 16th century. It has a unique and diverse living cultural heritage with its multiple layers of historic fabric and a network of lakes. The proposed guide book on Udaipur will showcase its rich repository of Mewari art and architecture. It is divided into two main sections. The first section of the book will cover the founding of the city, its evolution and growth since 16th century and its heritage (tangible and intangible) types including lakes and stepwells, gates and city wall, forts and palaces, havelis, temples, public buildings and memorials, historic gardens and various crafts clusters within the city. The second section of the book will focus on special six itineraries designed to experience the living heritage of the historic city.

AVAILABLE FROM FALL 2020

 

 

Category:
Title

UDR-Udaipur Architectural Travel Guide

Size

126 x 184mm

Authors

Shikha Jain

Pages

100

Subject

Architecture – Travel

Characteristics

Paperback

Language

English

ISBN

978-84-949330-3-5

About the authors

Dr Shikha Jain, architect, is the Director of DRONAH and has vast experience in cultural heritage of India ranges from steering conservation projects for various state governments to preparing conservation plans funded by international organisations such as the Getty Foundation, World Monuments Fund and advising ASI on World Heritage.

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