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Delhi’s Modernist Architecture

Black and white image of a modernist hotel
Ashoka Hotel (1957), Chanakyapuri in central Delhi, architect: B.E. Doctor.

Veteran photographer Madan Mahatta took shots of some of the prominent buildings that defined the landscape of Delhi from the 1950s to the 1980s, as the city was embracing Modernist architecture. An exhibition of his work is on at the Photoink gallery in New Delhi till July 2, 2012.

Madan Mahatta’s pictures of Delhi’s modernist architecture in The New York Times‘ India blog.

By Jamie

For the time being this site is an attempt to collate my clippings and an attempt to describe some of the scenes I might be using in a forthcoming novel.