BOMBAY ART DECO ARCHITECTURE a visual journey ( 1930 - 1953 )


Is a coffee table book I was inspired to write while serving on the Board of Directors of The Miami Design Preservation League (2002 -2007) - The organization responsible for preserving Miami Beach’s Art Deco heritage. Published in 2007 it was the first book focused on the design style of Mumbai’s Art Deco Architecture (city of my youth). More about the book is revealed from several publications (below) that featured the book.

Architecture Week - The Slatin Report USA. Impressions - Miami Design Preservation League - Miami Forbes - India Time Out Mumbai India Abroad - New York Key Biscayne Magazine - Miami 20th Century Society - London U.K. Business India Magazine - India Taj Hospitality Magazine - India Mans World Mumbai India The National - Dubai UAE Art Deco Society of Australia ( Spirit of Progress ) - Melbourne Art Deco Society of California (The Sophisticate) - San Francisco The Daily News Analysis DNA - Mumbai India Gulf Air Inflight Magazine - Bahrain Economic Times, Asian Age, Hindustan Times and Daily Telegraph - India


Following the book’s release in 2007, several Art Deco Societies, Other Art Deco Authors and Architects from various countries shared their reviews of the book. You are welcome to view those reviews HERE


It was both an honour to present the book at many preservation societies across North America (list below) following the launch of the book in India. What a joy to share the architectural style of the neighbourhood I grew up in and help bridge the cultural gap from Miami all the way to Mumbai in this common Art Deco heritage.

Publishers Launch - Mumbai India Feb 2007 Art Deco Weekend Festival - Miami Beach - Jan 2007 AIA Architecture Club Miami - April 2007 New York Art Deco Society - New York - April 2007 California Art Deco Society - San Francisco - June 2007 Chicago Art Deco Society - June 2007 Heritage Vancouver Society - Vancouver Canada Nov 2012 Art Deco Society Northwest - Olympia - USA Sep 2010

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