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Importance of Architecture and Planning of Kanchipuram and the Dynamics of Implementing Architectural Restoration

Authors:

Thirumaran K and Renganathan RDepartment of Architecture National Institute of Technology, Trichy

Keywords:

Urban heritage, Vernacular Architecture, Context, Social Capital, Block, Tissue

Abstract:

The importance of traditional architecture and planning of Kanchipuram is expressed through a set of objective and subjective map based indicators. The analysis is done at the block level. The results brings out values expressing the epitome of the traditional architecture and planning. The paper presents the map based analysis of the traditional core. The map based analysis perceives changes in the tissues of the study area. The paper emphasizes the importance of social activities as a key to good urban life. The importance of social activities in par with physical component holding it is also presented….

URL:

https://cs.chitkara.edu.in/index.php/cs/article/view/164/144

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