This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Extensively illustrated, featuring drawings and photographs, this book will be a milestone in the modernist narrative of South Asia.
This is a meticulously researched and liberally illustrated account with exquisite drawings of key people and selected works. Biographic profiles for Modernist engineers, architects, artists, patrons and designers.
This book is about the role played by architects, engineers and planners in transforming France during the three post-war decades of growing prosperity, a period when modernisation was a central priority of the state, promising a way forward from the shame of defeat in 1940 to a place at the centre of the new Europe.