History Of Architecture - Towards Writing from Indigenous Perspective
Edited Excerpt from the Prelude to the Book of Proceedings
Discovery of Architecture
The Discovery of Architecture - a contemporary treatise on ancient values and indigenous reality,by M N Ashish Ganju and Narendra Dengle, is an essay on the need for a new theoretical understanding of architecture relevant to our times. It proposes an analytical framework which can form the matrix for the new understanding to emerge.
Phase 1 Report Submitted to the Delhi Kalyan Samiti
A non-profit registered society, Greha, working with the residents of Aya Nagar, an urbanising settlement on the south-western edge of Delhi, approached the Delhi Government in 1999 to improve the physical infrastructure of the settlement.
Exhibition Panels : Aedes Symposium on 'What Makes India Urban?'
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Aya Nagar Development Project - Presentation made for DfID, Government of UK
Presentation made for DfID (Department for International Development), Govt. of UK
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Governance Framework for Unauthorised Colonies - An Executive Summary
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Awareness Leaflet Published and Distributed in Aya Nagar
Public awareness regarding environmental improvement in Aya Nagar was spread within the community by meetings of the Aya Nagar Vikas Samiti, by holding public workshops and by distributing a specially designed information leaflet to all households.
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Urban Renewal by Citizens
A framework for sustainable urban development
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Aya Nagar Development Project: Action Programme
Drawing 1: Master Plan
Drawing 2: Settlement Drainage Plan
Drawing 3: Neighbourhood Drainage
Drawing 4: Proposed System for One Street
Drawing 5: Engineering Concept
Drawing 6: Johar Scheme - Existing Road Network
Drawing 7: Johar Scheme - Road Widening Scheme
Drawing 8: Johar Scheme - Area Chart
Topographical map of Aya Nagar
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Aya Nagar Whole Village Development Plan- Submitted to Delhi Kalyan Samiti, Government of NCT of Delhi
Attachment 1: Proposal for the Development of an Eco Park in Aya Nagar
Attachment 2: Proposal for Redevelopment of Aya Nagar Village and its Proto-urban Extension
Report on Rationalization of Procedures for Building Approvals and Completion Certificates
The Committee deliberated upon the procedures for grant of building plan approvals and completion certificates including the role of the Delhi Urban Arts Commission therein. The consensus of the opinion was that the present procedures involving a multiplicity of authorities were resulting in considerable harassment and delays.
Seminar vol. 180 : The Architect in India
The architectural profession has approached the crossroads in its development in India, and the direction it now chooses will determine both its effectiveness in serving society, and the validity of its future existence.