Heritage Conservation

What Mumbai has that Bengaluru doesn’t There is an anecdote that is the stuff of legend. When queen Victoria took over the administration of India from the British East India Company in the 1860s, she gathered a group of cultural big shots to figure out urban planning and aesthetics. The group came up with a…

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Heritage Buildings

Thank you, Deepa Krishnan of Mumbai Magic for pointing me to a great PDF describing heritage conservation in Bombay Lessons from the Balabrooie brouhaha On heritage conservation in India Shoba Narayan Heritage views No.1: preserve or modernize? A smart leader allows his people to believe that they have influenced him; and that is what the…

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