Colonial Impressions to Cosmopolitan Image

  • Code PUD20390
  • Faculty Planning
  • Tutor/s Rutul Joshi,Umesh Shurpali,Ravi Sannabhadti,Anil Roy,Subhrangsu Goswami,Nitika Bhakuni,Vanishree Herlekar,Rujul Dipak joshi,Arjun Joshi,Tarun Patel,Narendra Mangwani
  • TA Kinjal Ribadia,aarzoo Samani,Jacob Baby,Navnit Sourirajan,Anuja Singh,Giby Abraham,Ann Elizabeth Francis,Kaveri Bahure,Nikita Doshi,Shreesha Arondekar,Shuktika Sabharwal


Indian cities are a palimpsest of demography, architecture and governance, now growing exponentially to meet global standards. Bangalore is one such mega city in the south of India hosting a population over 8 million people. Basavanagudi, an affluent neighbourhood in South Bangalore paints a picture from a bygone era different from the cosmopolitan image the city portrays. This portfolio examines imageries of urbanism in a precinct that was planned and developed in the early 20th century under colonial influence though various urban lenses and tools of comparative analysis.