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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Life, Works, and Writings New Delhi: His Indian oeuvre comprised several projects of diferent scales, building-types, competing architectural tastes, and ideologies.

He worked briely with Ernst May and won the Schinkel Prize in for a design of the facilities for the Olympics in Berlin. Prepared for the Government of Pakistan New York: Finally, histories of princely Mysore do not chronicle the contribution of German architects.

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Koenigsberger designed several small and simple buildings that were innovative in their use of natural light, ventilation, new technologies, and a restricted palette of building materials — all of which would inform his ideas on tropical architecture.

His career trajectory from India to London complicates the understanding of the global circulation of modernism perpetuated by modernist historiography. I propose that Tropical Architecture embodied a vision of environmentalism. Abidin Kusno, “Tropics of Discourse: When Koenigsberger prepared the kpenigsberger for its third phase of expansion in — he used the neighbourhood unit as the basis of the plan. Unfortunately, the prefabricated units failed due to climatic maladaptation — the concrete joints made by the Swedish company could not withstand the ther- mal stress of the hot Delhi climate.

Upon his arrival in England, Koenigsberger established himself as a planner kpenigsberger educa- tor in the ields of tropical architecture and planning, which subsequently formed the basis for the ield of hird-World planning. Such historical omissions have reinforced the Downloaded by [Vandana Baweja] at Skip to main content.


Likewise, the other actors in the practice and teaching of trop- ical architecture — Fello Atkinson, G. His clients — who occupy various positions on a spectrum of sovereignty — commissioned architectural projects that were driven by their own ideological, material, and technological agendas. Click here to sign up. Further, the architectural histories of princely Mysore remains largely focused on monuments.

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The Cultural Reproduction of Architecture: Double-glazed operable ventilators placed at a high level were opened when the studio was of-air but closed for the brief time that the studio went on-air Fig 6. Krishna rao Pavilionbangalore. His buildings in Mysore state were a result of the domesti- cation of his modernist ideas within the prevailing Public Works practices. Curtis, Modern Architecture since Koenigsberger continued working for Princely Mysore ater the death of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in for his successor Maharaja Jayachamaraja Wodeyar —who ruled Mysore from to Perspectives on Diference,” Journal of Architectural Education 63, no.

Based on an octagonal plan with a central dome, the pavilion was lit with abundant natural light from clearstory windows. A Pre-history of Green Architecture: Help Center Find new research papers in: He also served as consultant for Faridabad and Rajpura He thus contributed to the forgetting of his architecture in India.

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.

University of Minnesota Press, Koenigsberger published this project in MARG the journal of the Modern Architects Research Group as an example how modern buildings could be built with minimal resources. Ingersoll, Alan Mayhew, and Steven V. His mentors also included Bruno Taut and Heinrich Tessenow. To address cliatology massive housing demand posed by the partition refugees, Koenigsberger proposed a pre-fabricated housing module to resettle the refugees.


Remember me on this computer. Society, Government and Urban Growth Delhi: The careers of tropical architects are the missing link between histories of architecture in the colonies and histories of Green Architecture. Dining Hallindian institute of science, bangalore. Proposal for Mysore assembly Hall unbuilt,Mysore. Ater her death inthe archive has been housed at the AA in London. Its entrance verandahs and shaded fenestrations provided protected openings Fig 4.

Architectural Histories of Princely Mysore Koenogsberger architecture of the Chalukya and Hoysala dynasties constitutes the canon of the pre-colonial histories of Mysore. However, the book is singularly classiied as an environmental design treatise, which obscures its importance in the writing of transnational histories of modernism.

Jane Drew — and Maxwell Fry — were a husband and wife team of architects who met Koenigsberger while designing houses in Chandigarh with Le Corbusier.

Climatologt University Press, I locate Tropical Architecture, which I define as climate-responsive and energy-conservative design, in the pre-history of environmentalism.

Hare, a British architect. Climayology 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.

BAwEJA histories; the latter use the formation of the South Asian nation-states as their temporal and ideological basis of origin.