Delhis glorious history comes alive through Lucy Pecks text, which provided insights into Delhis built heritage and weaves in interesting anecdotes from the citys past. From Early Sultanate Delhi to New Delhi, the author traces the architectural influences of each period of the citys past and brings to attention even the lesser known ruins found scattered throughout Delhi. This accessible guide to Delhis 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 six hundred structures and walking routes for each area covered.
Lucy Peck was educated in the UK and is a qualified architect with a degree in town planning. She has lived in India for almost ten years, mostly in Delhi, but has travelled extensively in many other parts of the country. She is very interested in urbanism and conservation, and has helped with INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) interpretation projects such as the Lodi gardens pamphlets.