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Transforming temple streets in the new digital era
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Architecture and Water.
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.
University of Dundee.
2012 (English)Conference paper, Presentation (Refereed)
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Digital social networks such as Mobile phones have become increasingly important in our daily life in a manner, which has wide range of implications on day to day lifestyles of the people and their livelihoods. Such a revolutionary changes in the lives and livelihoods of the resident inhabitant’s and visitors of the temple have intervened into these historical Temple Streets. Therefore, this paper has been developed with a growing concern on the transformation process in historic temple streets of Srirangam, located in the Tamilnadu, India. Primarily, it reviews an extensive literature and develops a theoretical framework for understanding the transformation of the temple streets in the new digital era. Secondly, it discusses about the findings that were developed from the observations in the field work. This study concludes that even in the digital era physical and virtual world can complement each other to enhance our experience with the digital technology rather than replacing each other.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-30665Local ID: 48a5c3be-6dc1-4515-b050-31121d1ae378OAI: diva2:1003894
Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments : The Myth of Tradition 04/10/2012 - 07/10/2012
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