Authors/Contributors

Pavlom Mistry

Document Type

Thesis Prep

Publication Date

Spring 1996

Degree

M. ARCH II

Keywords

Pondicherry, India, development, preservation, history, regionalism, identity, museum, cultural center, archaeology, tourism

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture | Historic Preservation and Conservation

Description/Abstract

"The primary goal of this thesis is to investigate and test hoe an architectural intervention in a historical site will set a direction for future development of an urban fabric. The urban architectural intervention will be in a form of a modern building project, which shares a dialogue with the history and which will be based on the analysis of historical and contemporary precedents. Tha ability of the architectural intervention to express a regional and universal identity is the motivating concern. The following architectural issues will be addressed: Context, Process, Scale and Image."

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