Architect Has No Right To Object Demolition Of Building Designed By Him; Delhi HC Dismisses Raj Rewal's Plea To Recreate Nehru Pavilion [Read Judgment]

Architect Has No Right To Object Demolition Of Building Designed By Him; Delhi HC Dismisses Raj Rewal

"The requirements of urban planning outweigh the moral rights of an architect.The architect cannot demand the intangibility of work because it would violate the right of ownership and the principles of freedom of commerce. Similarly, the functionality of the building has to necessarily outweigh the interest of the architect on the preservation of integrity. Thus, the owner of the building has full power to dispose it of and to destroy it"

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