From the colonial to the postcolonial city: the evolution of housing and urban form in Kolkata

Mark Campbell, Dimitra Babalis (Editor)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

To explore all factors of urban change in European cities it is necessary to understand how, politically and physically, is possible to tentatively reach positive scenarios for sustainable urban transformation. An understanding of the built environment and its evolution over time can better allow to respond to what is needed for designing a sustainable environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChronocity. The Scale of Sustainable Change
Pages136
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • colonial society
  • postcolonial society
  • sustainable urban transformation
  • cities
  • architecture
  • built environment

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