The Oxford Bookstore, Hyderabad, and Rupa Publishing House are releasing a book "The Natural And The Built - A Guide To The Heritage Of Hyderabad" on 12th December at the Oxford Bookstore, Rajbhavan Road. The book is written by Madhu Vottery, and will be released by Jayesh Ranjan, an IAS officer.
"The Natural And The Built - A Guide To The Heritage Of Hyderabad" is a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between the history of Hyderabad and its heritage. It talks about the significance, the value, and the architecture of each heritage structure. The scaled road maps and the sketches in the book are meant to facilitate visits to different heritage sites of the city.
The book captures the city in all its beauty, and is a befitting ode to the city and its heritage. It is a relevant, well-timed and immensely helpful guide for students, academicians and tourists.
Madhu Vottery is a practicing architect. She was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Government College of Architecture, Lucknow, and her Master's Degree in Architectural Conservation from School of Performing Arts, Delhi. She briefly worked with INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) in Bangalore. Currently, she is involved with documenting the historic structures of Hyderabad, and occasionally introduces them to the visiting tourists. She has presented papers at various seminars.
Please contact the Oxford Book Store at 6535-3335 for further details.