The Fort Precinct in Bombay: Conserving an Image Centre – Vol IUDRI2021-09-20T11:28:31+00:00
THE FORT PRECINCT IN BOMBAY
CONSERVING AN IMAGE CENTRE (Volume I)
“THE FORT PRECINCT IN BOMBAY – CONSERVING AN IMAGE CENTRE (Vol I)” is available for reference at UDRI Resource Centre.
This publication is an outcome of the seminar/ workshop titled “Conserving an Image Centre – The Fort Precinct, Bombay,” that was held in Bombay October 2 – 3, 1993. The seminar was organised by the Max Mueller Bhavan Bombay and Bombay Conservation Group in cooperation with the Prince of Wales Museum, Indian Heritage Society and Habitat Forum, Berlin.
The purpose of this Workshop was to familiarise the citizens with the glorious architectural history of Bombay and to enable them to participate in the conservation efforts; and it has given an opportunity to architects, town planners, historians, conservationists and interested citizen to interact and to arrive at proper strategies which would result in the conservation of this beautiful part of the city.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
IntroductionRahul Mehrotra and Gunter Nest
The Politics of Planning in the Fort, 1787-1865Mariam Dossal
The Evolution of a Core.Rahul Mehrotra
Architectural Diversity of the Fort PrecinctVikas Dilawari and David Cardoz
Unbuilt Projects in the Restructured Fort PrecinctChristopher London
Conservation Strategy – The Bombay ExperienceCyrus Guzder
The INTACH Outreach In ConservationE. F. N. Ribeiro
Architecture Tasks in Heritage Conservation.R. J. Vasavada
Walking and Traffic in Historic Areas. Brian Richards