FORA.tv Speaker - Vikramaditya Prakash

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Biography

Vikramaditya Prakash is a professor of architecture and an adjunct professor of landscape architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. He grew up in Chandigarh, India, and received degrees from the Chandigarh College of Architecture, Panjab University, and Cornell University. He taught at the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology in Ahmedabad, India, and at Arizona State University before joining the faculty at the University of Washington.

Prakash served as Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and as Chair of the Department of Architecture. He has published, among other books, Chandigarh's Le Corbusier: The Struggle for Modernity in Postcolonial India. He recently initiated an "India Program" based out of Chandigarh intended as a multidisciplinary forum to discuss and imagine the possibilities of a sustainable future for the cities of India. He is also a partner in Verge Architecture.

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Planning India: From Chandigarh to NanoCity

07.08.10 | 01:12:33 min | 0 comments