A Comprehensive Guide to Transit-Oriented Development for Developing CountriesThe book is intended to be a comprehensive guidebook or a manual on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) for readers, especially from developing countries. The author argues that even though TOD started in the developed coun..
A Handbook for Construction Project Planning and SchedulingThe development of IS 15883: Part 2 (2009), Construction Time Management Guidelines is an important milestone in formally recognising the threshold framework for the construction industry. This initiative of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) ..
A System's Evaluation for Global History of Indian ArchitectureSystem’s approach (SA) is a holistic approach of understanding. The approach streamlines how small parts or things or events influence one another within a sequence of events, which constitutes of to-and-fro causal relationships. The net..
Bashirul Haq ArchitectBashirul Haq is a Bangladeshi architect, critic and educator. He is undoubtedly one of the most critically acclaimed contemporary architects of South Asia. Haq is known for his ideological environment-responsive architectural style which has a deep-rooted connection with the lo..
Beyond the Great Valleys of Ladakh: Understanding the Monastic ArchitectureIf the Himalayas are the landscape of the mind, Ladakh defines it as a landscape. Ladakh, the region with the world’s highest mountains, was opened to the outside world in the 1970s. Before that the entire region lived in obl..
Bringing People and Government Closer: A Development Practitioner's PrescriptionsThe government’s commitment to “minimum government, maximum governance” has guided its policy, legislation and decision making at various levels. Advances in technological advancements - whether it is telecom, space, en..
Built from the PuranasPuranas, which means ancient, are part of the Hindu scriptures. They are explained as ‘that which breathed in old times’. They contain vast knowledge and ancient wisdom about various disciplines such as philosophy, history, geography, sociology, politics, literature, medicine, ..
Built, Unbuilt and Imagined Sydney: A Collection of Essays on the Public Life of ArchitectureBuilt, Unbuilt, and Imagined Sydney presents the expanded field of architecture. It aims to show that the practice of architecture exceeds the work legally defensible under the title of the architect. Beside..
Delhi: An Emerging Megacity RegionDelhi is a fast growing megalopolis, which also contributes to the growth of the National Capital Region (NCR). The urban planning approach has gone through quite some change in India. The book is a testimony to the changes that have taken place in the last two deca..
Exploration of Architectural Journalism in IndiaThe book is an attempt to explore the basics of Architectural Journalism. This take on Architectural Journalism is a manifestation of the Author’s thoughts; it basically revolves around the ideas of arousing public interest and reception towards the no..
Fixing Flawed Urban Planning: The Case of DelhiUrban planning is as broad as the scope of urban government, which is closest to the people. It is an essential pre-requisite to the successful performance of duties of urban government, because it does offer most logical approach to solving city’s prob..
Geographic Information System for Smart CitiesGeographic Information System for Smart Cities is the first book that advocates that smart cities can be planned, managed and developed using GIS.The book is a combined effort of 23 international experts, where they explore the possibility of developing ..