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Rehri study, India (1972)

Rehri study, India (1972)

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People

  • Aditya Prakash (archive creator)

Title

Rehri study, India (1972)

Dates of creation

circa 1972

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 1 drawing (reprographic copy)

Scope and Content

This project series documents proposed improvements to the rehri, small carts used as mobile stores, in India around 1972. While rehri were technically illegal, they outnumbered traditional stores in urban areas at this time. Prakash studied their use and effect on city life and argued for the improvement of their design in order to elevate the rehriwallas (rehri owners) and improve conditions in the city. Prakash studied the rehri throughout his time as principal at the Chandigarh College of Architecture.

This project is recorded through a reprographic copy of a drawing of improved rehri designs dating from around 1972.

Reference Number

AP206.S1.1972.PR03

Arrangement

Materials in this project series were kept in their original order.

Location

India

Related units of description

  • For additional materials related to this project, see the following files described in this fonds: AP206.S2.017 AP206.S2.023 AP206.S2.087 AP206.S3.027 AP206.S3.028

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    • Reference Number: AP206.S1.1972.PR03.001
    • Title: Proposed design for cycle rehri, Rehri study, India
    • Dates of creation: circa 1972
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aditya Prakash (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 60 x 48 cm

    Credit line:

    Aditya Prakash fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Savitri Prakash/
    Gift of Savitri Prakash

    Folder Number:

    206-028-05

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