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Capitol and its Northern Periphery

EXAMPLE: This is my title

INTRODUCTION This is where I will describe in a few sentences the over all goal of my project.  This is where I describe my image, and its purposes. This is a painting, and in this painting Le [...]

Kaimbwala-Sukhna Ecological Zone

A part of the CUL2014 proposal, an interdisciplinary group of students from Urban Design and Planning and Architecture developed a proposal for an ecological zone centered on Chandigarh’s [...]

Rajendra Park, trash recycling proposal

Based on the work that they did for CUL2014, here is a trash recycling urban landscape proposal developed by masters landscape architecture students Shih Chia Chiu and Hao Liang – submitted for [...]

Elements of Deruralization – Roads

The road networks are indexed to the conditions of density. They also disclose the lines of transformation, where the rural is aspiring to the urban. As such, they are also the leading indicators of [...]

Figure Ground of the Capitol

The figure-ground discloses three conditions – 1. At the center is the extremely low footprint of the Capitol Complex. This figure ground is, however, deceptive in part, because the Secreteriat [...]

The Conditions of Deruralization

The current green cover and land uses clearly show the distinction between the lands of the Capitol Complex and its adjacencies (i.e Sector 1), and the rural hinterland to its North. While the former [...]

Hydrology IIIa

Before the creation of Chandigarh, the local villages of the northern periphery were located right at the edge of the Shivalik Hills, or upstream in the river valleys on the meander terraces of the [...]
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