RETHINKING CONSERVATION Nizamuddin: Urban Heritage Zone Planning (RETHINKING CONSERVATION)

RETHINKING CONSERVATION Nizamuddin: Urban Heritage Zone Planning (RETHINKING CONSERVATION)

By: Aga Khan Trust for Culture (author)Mixed Media

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Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, located in the heart of Delhi, is one of the densest ensembles of medieval Islamic buildings of India. Along with its built heritage, the Basti holds within a deep sense of tradition and culture reflected in the arts, poetry, music and cuisine of the area. This volume reviews the challenges of urban development around the 28 monuments of national significance located in the Basti, Sunder Nursery and the World Heritage Site of Humayun's Tomb, spread across 250 acres of land in the city. It presents a set of guidelines for development around the monuments that are aimed at revitalizing historic neighbourhoods, improving accessibility to heritage structures and rebuilding lives.

About Author

Founded and guided by His Highness the Aga Khan, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture through its various projects promotes the conservation and reuse of buildings and public spaces in historic cities in ways that can spur social, economic and cultural development.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9788189995959
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9788189995959
  • ISBN10: 8189995952

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