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New strategies of analysis and urban design for the historical centre of the Blue City of Jodhpur

By Federica Maietti, Marcello Balzani, Luca Rossato, Pietro Massai and Jain Minakshi

Abstract

Strongly influenced by the geographical layout and the political dynamics of the region, the his-toric town of Jodhpur, called the Blue City, provides an outstanding example of traditional ur-banism in Rajasthan, India. To make the city a unique example of the Indian heritage is not only the characteristic morphology that summarizes, in a single glance, all the layers that have con-cerned the territory over the centuries, but rather the deep cohesion between the architectural heritage and the socio-cultural orde

Topics: survey, urban design, documentation, conservation, historic environment, social challenges
Publisher: Ege Basim Press
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unife.it:11392/2333818
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