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The trajectory of environmentally sustainable architecture in India

Mathur, Deepika (2015). The trajectory of environmentally sustainable architecture in India. Global Built Environment Review,9(2):3-20.

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Title The trajectory of environmentally sustainable architecture in India
Author Mathur, Deepika
Journal Name Global Built Environment Review
Publication Date 2015
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 2
ISSN 1474-6832   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
eISSN 1474-6824
Start Page 3
End Page 20
Total Pages 18
Place of Publication United Kingdom
Publisher Open House Press
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DIISR)
Abstract This paper examines the relationship of environmentally sustainable architecture and the nationalist discourse in India. It  follows the changes that took place in Indian polity since Independence and demonstrates that the environmentally sustainable architecture ran parallel to it. It explores three periods of change in Indian nationalist history and discusses the environmental architecture in that period. Finally the paper discusses the new form of environmental architecture that emerged as a part of the post economic liberalization and itstrajectory as a contrast to the initial environmental movement.
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