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Adopt a Craft

A handbook for teachers, students, and enthusiasts who want to know about India's rich heritage in diverse craft traditions. The book explains in steps various things one can do to protect our traditional craft practices.

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Special Offer - Set of 3 books (Adopt a Monument,Tree and Craft)
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Heritage for Young Hands-Young Intach Anniversary Issue

Heritage Education and Communication Service's widely subscribed publication, the Young INTACH newsletter has completed its glorious 10 years since its inception. Thus celebrating a decade of a fun-filling and an enriching experience about our country's heritage, HECS has come up with 'Heritage for Young Hands', especially developed for students, teachers and enthusiasts who care about their heritage. It is a compilation of our Young INTACH from year 2004-2014 and consists of the best articles, activities and maps on each aspect of our Heritage (Natural, Built, Material, and Living).

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Rs. 250/-


Adopt a Tree

A handbook for teachers, students, and enthusiasts who want to learn how to care for trees. The book explains in steps various things one can do to protect and take care of their local trees.

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Rs. 100/-


Adopt a Monument

A handbook for teachers, students, and enthusiasts who want to learn how to conserve India’s magnificent built heritage. The book explains in steps various things one can do to protect a monument.

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Rs. 100/-


A Capital Story

Dihli, Dilli, Dhillika, Dehli, whose ancient remains tell the stories of former empires, is one of the oldest cities in the world. In 1911, almost one hundred years ago, the King of England, George V at his coronation durbar announced that the imperial capital would be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. New Delhi, the 16th city, took 20 years to build.

This small booklet talks about the making of the New Delhi, its architects, how the site was chosen, the design and architectural features of Rashtrapati Bhavan and other buildings in the vicinity. The booklet celebrates one of the most beautiful capital cities of the world and draws attention to the need to protect Delhi’s historical and cultural legacy.

The Book available both in English and Hindi, Rs 50/- each
     
 

Historic Building Conservation and Sustainability

A checklist to inspire the spread of innovative conservation strategies to meet list century challenges of climate change and responsible living.

Heritage Education in Asia-Sharing Good Practice

This report is a consolidation of the papers presented on Heritage Education in Asia at the Asian Regional Cooperation Conference held in Delhi 2-4th December, 2008. This report brings you many ideas for heritage learning, community activities that various groups in Asia have innovated to spread awareness about local heritage, museums, and intangible or living heritage.

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DVD on Heritage and Harmony

This film series Heritage and harmony aims at fostering an understanding and appreciation of the diverse culture of India, the many faiths and the plurality of our cultural expression be it; architecture, sculpture, painting, performing arts like music, dance or intangible heritage like beliefs, rituals, history and philosophy.

The film is designed as a teaching aid on how to involve school children in learning about the rich local tangible and intangible heritage of their city, so as to make heritage education exciting, interactive and educational.

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Indian Culture for Everyone

The book is designed to introduce India's rich cultural heritage to young people around the world. This book explores 10,000 years of history, and brings to it the richness and variety of cultures and communities that live in India. It offers kaleidoscopic glimpses of India and is designed for young people to understand and appreciate this diverse land.

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Hands on Heritage

Hands on Heritage is a handbook with activities, worksheets, and several exciting and innovative ideas on how to have fun while we learn about India's rich cultural and natural heritage.

The book is divided into 3 sections: Natural Heritage, Built Heritage and Living Heritage. Each section has a set of activities, back ground information, ready-to-do worksheets and suggestions on heritage awareness that can be adapt to ones requirements.

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Kidspeak Peace Diary

Kidspeak peace is an everlasting diary with only dates, and one can record important days, birthdays, anniversaries, achievements and events that you would like to remember forever. This peace diary is composed of student drawings and writings on peace and ahimsa.

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Delhi - A Thousand years of Building by Lucy Peck

INTACH Roli Guide to Delhi
This book provides insights into Delhi’s built heritage and weaves in interesting anecdotes from the city’s past. From early Sultanate Delhi to New Delhi, the author traces the architectural influences of each period of the city’s past and brings to attention even the lesser known ruins found scattered throughout Delhi. This accessible guide to Delhi’s rich architectural heritage includes photographs, line drawings, and maps of all areas covered. Aimed at both local inhabitants as well as the interested visitor the book includes over 600 structures and walking routes for each area covered..

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Trees of Delhi: Building, Trees, Birds by Pradip Krishan

Trees of Delhi introduces you to every tree you are likely to see in the city or in semi-wilderness areas like the Ridge. The book covers 2500 species; is written in simple language and has over 1100 full colour photographs with extensive notes about the most common tree species, index to both local and scientific names and tips on some of the best places to see trees in Delhi.

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Young INTACH
Young INTACH is a quarterly newsletter and each issue is based on a specific theme of natural, built or cultural heritage; like Peace, Festive Fun Time, Nature in Danger, Architecture All Around, Taking Care of Objects, Food, Oral Traditions, Magic of Movies, Save Our Seas, Story of My City, Costumes of India, Rhymes and Riddles, Rock Art, Endangered Species, Traditional Indian Games and Toys.

Each issue of our newsletter contains the following::
A lead story
Interesting facts on the theme and heritage information
Interactive activities such as games and puzzles for children
Creative activities like drawings, writing poems, essays and stories
Competitions
Prize-winning entries such as paintings and essays sent by children

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Conservation Briefs

  Conservation Briefs-Guidelines for Preparation of a Heritage Management Plan

This publication provides guidelines for the preparation of a heritage management plan. The book aims at inspiring professionals in the field to use these guidelines and inspire others working in the field of conservation in India.

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  Traditional Conservation of Timber Architecture by Binumol Tom

Traditional timber architecture is imbued with messages from the past, preserving traces of the history of the design and construction of timber buildings. Through this case study of the Thai Kottaram Palace in Travancore, Kerala, we can comprehend the craftsmen’s understanding of the logic and nature of wood used in building construction over centuries.

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Conserving Timber Structure in India by Benny Kuriakose

A reference book for architects, engineers and those involved in timber and historic building conservation. It deals with various types of timber available in India, their physical properties and different treatments for both intrinsic and extrinsic causes of timber decay and deterioration..

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Why Use Lime by Sangeeta Bais

Explains the properties of lime and why lime mortar is an appropriate binding material in historic structures and vernacular buildings. It stresses the need to use appropriate technology and methodology for heritage conservation..

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What are Lime Mortars by Gurmeet S. Rai and Paromita Desarkar

Provides technical advice on the production, application, practices and post application care of lime mortar, both in conservation and building construction activities.

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Conserving Mughal Garden Waterworks by James L. Wescoat Jr.

Surveys the science and practice of conservation of Mughal garden waterworks at the turn of the present century. This is the monograph of the first Sir Bernard Feilden Lecture delivered in 2006 by Prof. James Wescoat, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois, USA.

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Historic Gardens: Making an Inventory by Priyaleen Singh

India has a rich garden design tradition from sacred groves to botanical gardens, courtyard gardens of havelis to palaces that form a valuable part of our heritage. This inventory serves to create awareness of historic gardens as an important component of heritage and encourages research on the subject of garden design.

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Identification of Built Heritage in India by Divay Gupta

Documentation is the single most powerful tool for conservation and management of the rich, diverse heritage of our nation. This compilation is a part of the RecorDim initiative to help bridge the gap related to documentation needs of built heritage in India for all those committed to improving the application of recording and information management in heritage conservation.

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Conservation Brief-Heritage Conservation-Legislative and Organizational Policies for India - Shyam Chainani

This 8th edition of the Conservation Briefs provides an introduction to the legislative policies available for use in heritage preservation. This book is designed as an easy reference for government agencies local authorities, ngo’s and activists who wish to preserve their heritage.

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Special Offer - Set of 10 Conservation Briefs:
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