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Evolving Architecture with an Indian Inspiration

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0025
Evolving Architecture with an Indian Inspiration

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Raj Rewal is a renowned architect whose architectural work is perceived to have extended the traditional Indian concept of ‘rasa’. In his interview, Rewal discusses the challenges posed by the modernist position to the architects and the globalization of architecture. He continuously reiterates the fact that the past can serve as an inspiration for present architectural work, but it can never serve as a solution.

Keywords: Raj Rewal; architecture; rasa; modernist position; globalization of architecture; architectural work

Chapter.  1167 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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