Policy measures for improving the imageability in the City of Mysore

Shankar, B. and Chidambara Swamy (2012) Policy measures for improving the imageability in the City of Mysore. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, 2 (2). pp. 134-138. ISSN 2249-6645

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Mysore city is an ancient, historical, cultural capital and heritage city. The city is known as the ‘city of palaces’. The city has both natural and built heritage and it has retained its studiously built character of a native princely city. The most imposing and majestic building in Mysore is the Ambavilas Palace, which is the landmark of the city. The architectural and urban design elements like vistas, focal points, landmarks, avenues, plazas etc., make it undoubtedly the most important tradition city in India. Albert – Victor road is beautifully laid down street, has a pathway beautifully laid within the Curzon park which and hugging the palace gate and fort with a moat on northern side of the palace as a landmark, represents the vista with edges. The townscape of the city viewed from Chamundi hills present a skyline of clock tower, statues, palaces, mansions depicts the beauty of the city. The paper attempts to identify the urban design elements which contributed to image of the city and suggest policy measures for conserving the elements of urban design in the City of Mysore

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 10:20
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 10:20
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/6978

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