Imperial Delhi: The British Capital of the Indian Empire
From the decision to move the capital of British India to the last architectural detail of Viceroy's House, Imperial Delhi: The British Capital of the Indian Empire covers the entire scope of the masterful creation of New Delhi by esteemed architects such as Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. With more than 300 black-and-white and full-colour illustrations, plans and photographs, this book presents the most comprehensive examination to date of how New Delhi was planned and built.
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architects avenues axial British Empire built capital Cathedral central centre century Champs Elysees Christopher Hussey Church Connaught Place construction Delhi Town Planning dome Durbar Hall elements elephants Emperor English entrance facade feet formal fountains Freemasons geometric Government House ground plan Hampstead Garden Suburb Herbert Baker hexagonal hexagram Hindi Hindu Humayun's Tomb Hyderabad House Ibid Imperial Delhi important India War Memorial Jaipur Jaipur Column Jumna River keel arches King George King's Lady Emily Lanchester layout Legislative Building London Lord Crewe Lord Hardinge maharajas Memorial Arch monumental motif Mughal architecture Mughal Garden Neo-Classical obelisk Office Option Palladio Pantheon Paris pillars plan for Imperial portico Princes R.G. Irving Raisina Hill Raj Path Renaissance residences road Rome round arch Royal Secretariats Sir Edwin Lutyens square stone symbols symmetrical Town Planning Committee tradition Tree Latin triumphal arch Viceroy's House Viceroy's Palace Villa Rotonda Washington wing