Qutb Shahi Heritage Park: 2014 Annual Report. Delhi: Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2015.
The Qutb Shahi Heritage Park is a unique site with no other necropolis, anywhere in the world, matching the grandeur, diversity and completeness – the latter as mausoleums representing the entire reign of the Qutb Shahi’s stand here. Apart from the tombs the site boasts of several mosques, large baolis or step-wells, garden structures and one standing hamam or bath-house. The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust & Allied Trusts have undertaken a major urban conservation project coupled with landscape restoration with multidisciplinary inputs ranging from archaeology, engineering, architecture, art history, hydraulic engineering, landscape architecture, conservation architecture, heritage management, urban planners, educationists, designers, amongst other disciplines, can lead to the creation of a Heritage Park of international significance.
This annual report describes the conservation processes, status and action areas of this complex and remarkable project and includes photographs, plans and drawings.