Friday, October 21, 2011
06:00pm - 08:00pm
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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to the public
Discussion with Rahul Mehrotra, MAUD '87, Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, and Hitesh Hathi, AM '97, GSA '88, producer for Here & Now.
In conjunction with Prof. Mehrotra's upcoming book release.
ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA SINCE 1990 charts the complexity of India’s contemporary architectural scene over a crucial period marked by economic liberalisation and the contradictions, glamour and displacement wrought by globalisation. In twenty-first-century India, hybridity, pluralism and fusion reign over singular identities, the resultant architecture mirroring the socio-economic and political fabric of one of the world’s largest and most populous nation states.