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Chandigarh Architecture Guide

The Chandigarh Architecture Guide by Vikramaditya Prakash is now available…..check it out! Chandigarh Architecture Guide http://www.altrim.net/en/altrim-publishers/#obres [...]

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 [...]

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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