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  • The Bungalow in Twentieth-Century India

    The Cultural Expression of Changing Ways of Life and Aspirations in the Domestic Architecture of Colonial and Post-colonial Society

    By Madhavi Desai, Miki Desai

    The primary era of this study - the twentieth century - symbolizes the peak of the colonial rule and its total decline, as well as the rise of the new nation state of India. The processes that have been labeled 'westernization' and 'modernization' radically changed middle-class Indian life during…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

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