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NIZAMUDDIN: URBAN HERITAGE ZONE PLANNING. Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 96 pp. 29 x 20 cm. ISBN 9781935677529 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, located in the heart of Delhi, is one of the densest ensembles of medieval Islamic buildings of India. Along with its built heritage, it holds within a deep sense of tradition and culture reflected in the arts, poetry, music and cuisine of the area. This volume reviews the challenges of urban development around the 28 monuments of national significance located in the Basti, Sunder Nursery and the World Heritage Site of Humayun's Tomb, spread across 250 acres of land in the city.Based on the work carried out by the Aga Khan Development Network over a period of seven yea rs, this book presents a set of guidelines for development around the monuments that are aimed at revitalizing historic neighbourhoods, improving accessibility to heritage structures and rebuilding lives. The guidelines are based on extensive mapping and discussions with various stakeholders. Published in association with Aga Khan Trust for Culture, New Delhi.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 167996
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