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Prism is pleased to offer this newly published Book of Reference on Indore, which is on community Architecture and Affordable Housing. By Rizvi College of Arch.Mumbai

This most valuable study is an outcome of the workshop held on the City of Indore which is so very useful for Architectural Planning, Affordable Housing and Urban Planning. The case of City of Indore is studied with reference to the prestigious Aga Khan Award winning projects for Architecture. These two projects are: Balkrishna Doshi Aranya Community Housing (1995) and Himanshu Parikh’s Slum Networking of Indore city (1998). The study prior to Workshop included the development of the city as has emerged during the last 4 decades. The book brings out the dynamics of the History, Economic Development, Social Fabrics, and further provides insights into today’s exercise of planning in the light of Smart City projects taken up by the Government of India.

Contents : Theme
  • Introduction Workshop, Intent, Methodology
  • Background Of Informal Housing Current Scenario Of Informal Housing In Indore
  • Indore: A Narrative Evolution Of The City What Is Indore Today?
  • Milieu Of A.K.A.A. Projects Aranya: An Experiment Slum Networking; A Retrofit Pancham Ki Phel, Arjunpura
  • Macro Built Up Of Indore Quest For A House River-Edge Locale Disconnect As A Future Developments Gandhi Nagar Bhuri Tekdi
  • Synthesis Comparative Informal Vs. Formal Approach
  • Workshop Discourse ( Includes: Plans, Elevations, Sections And Pictures)
Book Credits
Prof. Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Education Director, Aga Khan Trust for Culture. (A.K.T.C)
Chief Editor: Prof. Shruti Barve, Principal, Rizvi College of Architecture
Project Guide: Prof. Akhtar Chauhan, Former Director, Rizvi College of Architecture
The book is a result of in depth study and analysis of 2 Award Winning Projects in Indore and the Workshop
held on this subject. The credit goes to Dr. Akhtar Hasan Rizvi Education Society  Executive Editors :
Prof. Saurabh Barde, Prof. Vrinda Gokhale, Prof. Asif Syed, Prof. Samruddhi Phalak
Sponsored and Published by Rizvi college of Architecture, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Education Programme
Ordering Details
Price: Rs.2350/- US $ 90 € 87 £78

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