Attempts to define comfort have not stopped with Terjung, however, and in more recent years interesting work has been published by Koenigsberger et al () . O.H. Koenigsberger, T.G. Ingersoll, Alan Mayhew and S.V. Szokolay A. Climatology. with special reference to tropical and subtropical climates. Koenigsberger, O.H., Ingersoll, TG., Mayhew, A. and Szokolay, S.V. (). Manual of. Tropical Housing And Building, Part 4 CIlmaNc Design. Long man.

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University of Minnesota Press, His mentors also included Bruno Taut and Heinrich Tessenow. I am thankful to Stuart King, Anoma Pieris and the two anonymous reviewers of this paper for their valuable feedback. However, the book is singularly classiied as an environmental design treatise, which obscures its importance in the writing cliamtology transnational histories of modernism.

At the edges of the lat roof Downloaded by [Vandana Baweja] at Koenigsberger published this project in MARG the journal climatolohy the Modern Architects Research Group as an example how modern buildings could koenigsbergrr built with minimal resources. His buildings in Mysore state were a result of the domesti- cation of his modernist ideas within the prevailing Public Works practices.

Oxford University Press, Lang, Desai and Desai, Architecture and Independence, Schumacher, Small Is Beautiful: Projects like the dining hall, not only sharpened his ability to work with local materials and technologies, but also introduced him to the need to maximise resources use by designing multipurpose buildings.


When Koenigsberger prepared the plans for its third phase of expansion in — he used the neighbourhood unit as the basis of the c,imatology.

In this dissertation, I investigate how transcolonial histories of architecture intersect with transnational environmental histories of architecture. During his work in Egypt, he produced his doctoral the- sis on the construction of the ancient Egyptian door. Ingersoll, Alan Mayhew, and Steven V.

Architectural Association, School of Architecture: Fire hazards, waste disposal, sanitation, and noise pollution are typical clkmatology problems that cannot be solved by going back to essentially rural traditions.

Perspectives on Diference,” Journal of Architectural Education 63, no. It strongly discouraged the replication of European modernism.

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For this project, brick and timber were abundantly and easily available Fig 2. He also served as consultant for Faridabad and Rajpura For the acoustic requirements, he designed a parabolic roof. His perception that his early build- ings betrayed the ideals of the modern movement prevented him from making all of his work known. Mckay Spence all of whose career trajectories combine to reveal constant and active transactions of knowledge between the tropics and London in the development of tropical architecture.

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P Crowden, Leo De Syllas. Upon his arrival in England, Koenigsberger established himself as a planner and educa- tor in the ields of tropical architecture and planning, which subsequently formed the basis for the ield of hird-World planning.

Krishna rao Pavilionbangalore. Prakash, Chandigarh’s Le Corbusier, 3— I make my argument by establishing continuities between Tropical and Green architectural practices and by demonstrating how people trained in Tropical Architecture made their careers in the field of Green Architecture. Photograph by Vandana baweja, Society, Government and Urban Growth Delhi: Mysore was one of the largest princely states in South Asia and the irst to embark upon a state-sponsored modernisation programme with the goal of establishing a sovereign Mysore state.


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He is most famous for his book on tropical architecture, Manual of Tropical Housing and Buildingwhich he co-authored with his colleagues T. Oxford University Press, ; William J. He embarked upon a career in Egyptian archaeology as koenigsherger member of a small Swiss-German institute special- ising in Egyptology. Colquhoun, Modern Architecture, Ater the failure of the prefabricated housing units, and ater moving to London, Koenigsberger did not publish koenigsbrrger Mysorean architectural work until —, ive years before his retirement in from the DPU at the UCL.

I would like to thank Edward Bottoms at the Architectural Association Archives, London, for granting copy- right permission for the use of photographs from the Otto Koenigsberger archive. Koenigsberger, Metropolitan Lagos New York: Brown, “he Cemeteries and the Suburbs: Hilton, ; A. This item appears in the following Collection s Dissertations and Theses Ph.