Faculty: Gauri Bharat

Colonial Architectural Production in late 19 century India

Using records of the PWD, to analyse the choice of building materials and technologies across a range of buildings in the Madras and Bombay Presidencies

- To compare materials used in different parts and types of buildings to identify the forces that shaped architectural choices

- To interpret the relationship between architectural agendas, construction processes and materials used in different architectural works

- To trace the gradual transformation and modernisation of building materials and technologies employed in colonial architectural works through the later half of the 19 century

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