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Aranya township post-occupancy study

Aranya township post-occupancy study

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People

  • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

Title

Aranya township post-occupancy study

Dates of creation

1984-2002

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • approx. 1320 slides
  • 54 drawings
  • 3 textual records
  • 1 book

Scope and Content

This project series documents Minimum Cost Housing Group's post-occupancy study for Aranya Township, India, which was a newly development township completed in 1988 near Indore. The material for this file was produced between 1984 and 2012. The project series contains slides, study drawings of the township and a publication on the post-occupancy study by the McGill group.

Reference Number

AP149.S1.1984.PR01

Location

Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Credit line

Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Vikram Bhatt/
Gift of Vikram Bhatt

Language of material

English

Related units of description

  • Some material related to the Aranya Township's study project can also be found in the project file AP149.S1.1986.PR01

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.001
    • Title: Slides of the McGill layout for the Aranya Housing Project during construction
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1988
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 580 slides

    Physical Description:

    Group separated in two folders.

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-003-003 to 4

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.002
    • Title: Slides of plans for the Aranya Housing Project
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1988
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 380 slides

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-003-005

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.003
    • Title: Slides of the McGill layout for the Aranya Housing Project
    • Dates of creation: 1984-1998
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 360 slides

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-003-006

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.004
    • Title: Site plan for the McGill layout for the Aranya Housing Project
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1984-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    99,5 x 124,5 cm

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-012-002

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.005
    • Title: Documentation on the Aranya project site
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1984
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Publication "'Aranya': Low Cost Housing at Indore: Post Occupancy Evaluation" by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation on post-occupancy evaluation of the Aranya township development site, near Indore, for the Aranya Project, before the Minimum Cost Housing Group project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 book

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-012-001

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.006
    • Title: Publication "An Architecture for the Developing World"
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1984
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)
    • Vikram Bhatt (creator)

    Description:

    Publication presenting the Aranya Township development, near Indore, by Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 textual record

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-025-001

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1984.PR01.007
    • Title: Sketches for the Aranya Township development project
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1984
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of design development sketches in graphite and ink on translucent paper for the McGill layout for the Aranya Township project. Also includes a project cost analysis and a booklet entitled "Minimum Housing Standards" by Government of India and the U.N. Regional Housing Centre for Escap.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 53 drawings
    • 2 textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 25,6 x 19,2 cm sheet (largest): 38,1 x 50,9 cm sheet (largest; folded): 38,1 x 25,5 cm

    Location:

    Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Folder Number:

    149-025-002

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