Modern Indian Architecture & Contribution of Lourie Baker for PAR

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Modern Indian Architecture

  • Two styles

  • Indo-gothic

  • Neo-roman

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Iberian Style and Gothic Style

Indo Gothic Style

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Image of Indo Gothic Style

Image of Indo Gothic Style

  • Florished in 19thcentury until 1911.

  • Hybrid style having Mughal,hindu and western influence

  • Also known as Indo saracenic style.

  • Features

  • Elaborate and large constructions

  • Advance british structural engineering standards hence fine use of steel,iron and poured concrete

  • Thinner walls

  • Pointed arches

  • Large windows

  • Church-crucified ground plan

  • St.poule’s cathredal,Kolkata

  • Victoria memorial,Kolkata

  • Gateway of india

  • Laxmivilas palace

Neo Roman Style

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Image of Neo Roman Style

Image of Neo Roman Style

  • Started by Edwin lutyen and Edward baker

  • Features

  • Hybrid structure

  • Conjusted style

  • Modernity,simplicity and utility was compromised

  • Upturned dome

  • Examples,parlament building,rashtrapati bhawan

Contribution of Lourie Baker

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Image of Contribution of Lourie Baker

Image of Contribution of Lourie Baker

  • Architect of poor.

  • He was a pioneer of sustainable architecture as well as organic architecture.

  • Merged building with environment.

  • Ventilation and thermal comfort arrangement

  • Used loacally available material.

  • Introduced pillar slab construction method reduce the consumption of steel and cement.

  • Revolutionize the mass housing in kerala.