Smritivan | Earthquake Memorial, Bhuj

Rs. 400

Page : 42

Printed, Soft Bound

Published, 2019

The book on Smritivan recounts the design concept, process and rationale in the masterplan and environmental design of the Smritivan Earthquake Memorial, Bhuj. Smritivan- meaning ‘forest of memory’ is a memorial dedicated to the thousands of lives lost in the devastating 2001 earthquake. The master plan envisages 81 reservoirs to collect runoff around the hill, with a landscape intervention to organically create a thriving forest of thriving greenery, in memory of earthquake victims.The book contains sketches by architect Rajeev Kathpalia, architectural drawings and illustrative photographs of various points across Smritivan’s expanse on the Bhujiyo Dungar. 

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