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Title: Creating a ’smart’ urban landscape at Shaniwarwada
Author: Bonde, Bhavana
Degree: Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture - MASLA
Program: Landscape Architecture
Copyright Date: 2001
Subject Keywords Palaces -- India -- Pune;Human ecology -- India -- Pune;Landscape assessment;Geographical perception;Landscape design;Shaniwarwada (Pune, India)
Issue Date: 2009-08-04
Series/Report no. UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/]
Abstract: This thesis explores the use of collective memory in the practice of landscape architecture, specifically the use of 'memory mapping' as an imaging technique. The specific site chosen is Shaniwarwada, a fortified royal complex dating from the eighteenth century, in the city of Pune, India. In order to gain an insider's perspective of the site, written questionnaires were distributed and interviews were given. The findings of these inquiries coupled with an understanding of contemporary theories concerning memory mapping guided the development of programs and physical interventions. It is hoped that these undertakings will enhance the role of Shaniwarwada as an historical site and a community place in the future.
Affiliation: Applied Science, Faculty of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/11638
Scholarly Level: Graduate

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