Journal of the Indian institute of architects (JIIA)

87 | D. Chaitanya Raj, Harini H.M., Prerana S.K., Baish

Transformation of Urban Streetscape Case of Malleshwaram, Bengaluru - D. Chaitanya Raj, Harini H.M., Prerana S.K., Baishali Pradhan

Urban streetscape can be defined as the collective appearance of all buildings, gardens, pedestrian paths and landscaped features along a street. The aim of this research is to study the transformation of the urban streetscape in Malleshwaram. The main objectives are to understand the various building elements in the local context of Malleshwaram in Bengaluru and to analyse the different building typologies on 15th Cross Road, 4th Temple Street and Sampige Road in Malleshwaram. Buildings on this street have undergone a transformation in terms of façade treatment, scale, material usage, form and typologies over the last 3 decades. The traditional streetscape has given way to a blend of both old and modern buildings. Here, the local architectural features that have upheld the identity of the neighbourhood are also getting deployed.


Urban Streetscape, Transformation, Building Typology, Facades

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