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Athavankar, Uday (1945–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Uday Athavankar is currently an adjunct professor at the IDC School of Design at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. After graduating in 1966 from Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy College of Architecture, Mumbai, he spent four years working...

Kalaa

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Kalaa is a word from the Indian art tradition which is often used as a parallel or as a translation of the word “art.” However, the synonym is just superficial. Indology scholars argue that the translation of the Sanskrit word...

Product Semantics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Product semantics is the study of the symbolic qualities of human-made forms in the cognitive and social contexts of their use. The fundamental purpose of this theory and method is to treat the form of a designed object...

Nadkarni, Sudhakar (1936–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sudhakar Nadkarni is a designer and design educator from India. He studied Commercial Art at J. J. School of Art at Bombay (Mumbai) where he spent his formative years as a practicing commercial artist. In the sixties, he got an opportunity...

Landscape Urbanism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... 2017. “Search Workshop 16.” In Blue Lines of Kolkata, edited by Suptendu P. Biswas and Saurabh Tewari, 1–3. New Delhi: Trust for Search. James Cornor. 2006. “Terra Fluxus.” In The Landscape Urbanism Reader, edited by Charles Waldheim, 21–33....

Jugaad

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction The developing world witnesses material and capital scarcity in its everyday life. This condition has led to many people finding contextual solutions to problems that arise with a product or service. The solutions...

Industrial Design Centre (1969–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Established in 1969, the IDC School of Design (previously known as the Industrial Design Centre) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, was the first design school in any technical education environment in India. It has...