Conservation strategies for Srirangapatna Town: evaluation of heritage buildings

Shankar, B. and Uma, S. (2012) Conservation strategies for Srirangapatna Town: evaluation of heritage buildings. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, 2 (2). pp. 160-164. ISSN 2249-6645

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There is large number of heritage sites in India and Srirangapatna is one of the prominent heritage sites.It isan island town, situated on Bangalore-Mysore highway, encircled by the river Cauvery. There are many significant heritage areas/precincts and monuments located within the fort, which is one of the principal,elements that add up to the character of Srirangapatna. Over the years, the ever increasing developmental pressures and neglect of monuments/ heritage areas and their environs resulted in decay factors, which call for evolving harmonious strategies and conservation measures.The conservation measures, if taken in time, it will save Srirangapatna from gradual but imminent destruction for sustainable development. The paper presents the historical background of heritage areas and monuments of Srirangapatana and their significance. Significance Assessment is carried-out using mapping procedure for delineating the heritage areas. It suggests the conservation measures by reinvigorating the heritage areas within the fort.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: I Institute of Development Studies > IDS
Divisions: Department of > Institute of Development Studies
Depositing User: C Swapna Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2019 10:07
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 10:07

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