Shehar-i-Kashmir: Cultural Resource Mapping of Srinagar City

Shehar-i-Kashmir, the two-volume publication presents the mapping of the architectural and cultural assets of the city of Srinagar, capturing the medieval world charm of this city. the book comprises: - Geographic and socio-cultural history of Kashmir. - Evolution of the Srinagar city and its settlement pattern. - Monumental, colonial, and vernacular architectural traditions of the region along with various building typologies. - Decorative and architectural elements that define Kashmiri architecture along with pictorial representation. - Architectural and Historical description, conditional assessment and grading of more than 800 hundred listed properties with photographs of religious, residential, civic, public, natural and man-made sites including the historic Mughal Gardens. The book also includes tables on major socio-cultural events of the city, man-made and natural disasters, as well as residential neighborhoods associated with different arts and crafts of Kashmir. The listed properties in the boo have been mapped on a heritage map for 130 sqkm of the historic city of Srinagar and its colonial extensions.




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