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Title: REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA THROUGH PRISM OF SUSTAINABILITY : AN ASSESSMENT THROUGH SUSTAINABLE COMPONENTS
Authors: VINOD
Keywords: Architecture
DTS
Nirmal Tulsidas Kishnani
2011/2012 DTS
Cultural
Economical
Environmental
Social
Sustainable components
Technology
Traditional techniques
Issue Date: 18-Jan-2012
Citation: VINOD (2012-01-18). REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA THROUGH PRISM OF SUSTAINABILITY : AN ASSESSMENT THROUGH SUSTAINABLE COMPONENTS. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The world now seeks to prevent further degradation of our natural environment by promoting sustainable development. It is the single solution, which offers a chance for present and future generation to satisfy their needs and improve their quality of living. This research scrutinizes the significance of regional architecture within the framework of sustainable development. The dissertation analyses the components of sustainability in traditional principles of regional architecture by using Sustainable Analysis Assessment Methods. This assessment conceded through built projects from 1950 to 2010. This evaluation structured by checking the presence of sustainable components: economical, environmental, cultural, and social. Each projects filtered through the ranking of present sustainable components. The study conduct through literature reviews, discussions, interviews. A comprehensive analysis of the existing approaches of reapplication of regional architecture in the field of sustainable development. The use of traditional techniques in different decades by architects was to solve the purpose of built Indian identity and for some way to achieve sustainability. It considered that protection traditional techniques are beneficial for natural environment, energy conservation, cultural heritage, and eco friendly material. Indirectly it leads to global sustainable development. This paper encourages promoting innovative use of traditional techniques to meet current and future requirement of sustainability.
URI: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/223781
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