Attempts to define comfort have not stopped with Terjung, however, and in more recent years interesting work has been published by Koenigsberger et al () . O.H. Koenigsberger, T.G. Ingersoll, Alan Mayhew and S.V. Szokolay A. Climatology. with special reference to tropical and subtropical climates. Koenigsberger, O.H., Ingersoll, TG., Mayhew, A. and Szokolay, S.V. (). Manual of. Tropical Housing And Building, Part 4 CIlmaNc Design. Long man.

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JavaScript is disabled for your browser. For the acoustic requirements, he designed a parabolic roof. In a letter to his mother right before Christmas inhe wrote: However, the book is singularly classiied as an environmental design treatise, which obscures its importance in the writing of transnational koeniggsberger of modernism.

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Architectural and urban discourses in koenigsgerger to individual career trajectories provide a cultural foil against which lows of knowledge through colonial networks can provide a more nuanced reading of architectural and urban historiography.

Brown, “he Cemeteries and the Suburbs: During his work in Egypt, he produced his doctoral the- sis on the construction of the ancient Egyptian door.

Hilton, ; A. Mysore broadcasting House [now all india radio]Mysore. I make my argument by establishing continuities between Tropical and Green architectural practices and by demonstrating how people trained in Tropical Architecture made their careers in the field of Green Architecture.


I am thankful to Stuart King, Anoma Pieris and the two anonymous reviewers of this paper for their valuable feedback. Mysore was one of the largest princely states in South Asia and the irst to embark upon a state-sponsored modernisation programme with the goal of establishing koenitsberger sovereign Mysore state. Krumbiegel let Germany in to work at the Kew Gardens in England. Routledge, ; Vikramaditya Prakash and Peter Scriver eds.

He headed the horticulture department and worked occasionally as an architectural consultant. Upon his arrival in England, Koenigsberger established himself as a planner and educa- tor in the ields of tropical architecture and planning, which c,imatology formed the basis for the ield of hird-World planning.

Proposal for Mysore assembly Hall unbuilt,Mysore. Downloaded by [Vandana Baweja] at Colquhoun, Modern Architecture, Curtis, Modern Architecture since Yet, his architectural work in India is neither acknowledged in the Manual of Tropical Housing and Building, nor well known.

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Hare, a British architect. Government of Orissa, and Ravi Kalia, Bhubaneswar: Oxford University Press, ; William J.

Atkinson, Jane Drew, and Maxwell Fry — constantly moved across the network of the British Empire and grasped tropical architecture primarily through their hands-on experience of working in the tropics. Exener let Germany in to live in Holland.

His buildings in Mysore state were a result of the domesti- cation of his modernist ideas within the prevailing Public Works practices.


Canonical histories of colonial South Asian architecture and urbanism, based on the paradigm of colonial dominance and agency, are heavily focused on the nineteenth century.

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Prakash, Chandigarh’s Le Corbusier, 3— In the process, the cultural agency of semi-sovereign actors, such as Maharajahs and independent entrepreneurs, and sovereign actors such as Nehru — created unforeseen chal- lenges and circumstances for Koenigsberger that forged his ideas of modernism. Renate Koenigsberger opened his archive to researchers in Although Mysore was not politically sovereign, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and his Dewans were able to exercise autonomy in the Mysorean cultural sphere, especially architecture.

Maxwell Fry, Alfred Harries, and J.

Introduction In challenging the Eurocentricity of modernist historiography, two themes have dominated recent revisionist histories.

Although some of them end in the early twentieth century, they are largely enmeshed in the architectural discourses of the nineteenth. Clarence Climatolgy proposed the neighbourhood unit layout as a spatial solution for creating homogenous class-segregated communi- ties. Koenigsberger, Growth and Urban Renewal in Singapore: