Topic: Architecture Journal

Revivalist Style Churches of 19th Century in Ambala Cantonment: An Insight to Holy Redeemer Church

The British Raj in India led to different types of developments in various parts of the country owing to their physical, social and cultural needs. The Cantonments were one such significant development under British rule in 19th century. Out of the d...
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Managing Security in the Built Environment

The practice of urban planning and building design largely follow traditional methods while transforming the structure and quality of life in the built environment. The process of managing cities requires updates and integration of new technologies a...
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Water Sensitive Development of New Towns

Water is an important natural resource which is becoming scarcer day by day. Conservation of water and exploring alternative sources is therefore important in the given context. The present paper addresses the issue of water sensitive development on ...
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Cinema, Architecture and Domesticity: The Filmic House in Basu Chatterjee’s ‘Piya ka Ghar’

Authors: Smita Dalvi, Industrial Design Centre, IIT-Bombay MES Pillai College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai Keywords: Filmic House, Lived Space, Domesticity, Chawls, Human Behaviour Abstract: This paper explores the intersection of cinema and ar...
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Analyzing the Values in the Built Heritage of Chettinadu Region, Tamil Nadu, India

Authors: Seetha Rajiv Kumar, Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli Keywords: Built Heritage, Architectural Values, Cultural Values, Environmental Values, Chettinadu Abstract: Chettinadu, a region in south...
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Importance of Architecture and Planning of Kanchipuram and the Dynamics of Implementing Architectural Restoration

Authors: Thirumaran K and Renganathan R, Department of Architecture National Institute of Technology, Trichy Keywords: Urban heritage, Vernacular Architecture, Context, Social Capital, Block, Tissue Abstract: The importance of traditional arch...
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Dubai: Changing Forms With Demography

Author(s): Upama Sen, Research Scholar, IIT Kharagpur-721302, West Bengal Keywords: Dubai, Buildings, Sustainable, Architecture, Transformation Abstract: Dubai is a living example of how people play an important role in moulding the shape of a...
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Spatial Logic of Shopping Malls

Author(s): Sumanta Deb and Keya Mitra, Department of Architecture, Town and Regional Planning, IIEST, Shibpur-711103, West Bengal Keywords: Bid-Rent Model, Integration, Space Syntax, Tenanting Decision Making Abstract: Research findings of arc...
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Architectural Conservation Proposal of Kashinath Bhaban

Author(s): Shirajom Monira Khondker and Nuzaba Binte Kabir, Assistant Professor(s), Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. Keywords: Colonial Architecture, Panam Nagar, Kashinath Bhaban, Architectural...
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EVALUATING QUALITY OF MASTER PLANS: A CASE STUDY OF MASTER PLAN OF AMRITSAR: 2010-2031

Author(s): Seema Kaushal, Assistant Town Planner, Patiala Keywords: Evaluation, Master plans, Planning theories, Evaluation principles, Evaluation criteria, Quality of Master plans Abstract: The purpose of a Master plan is to promote growth and...
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