In the words of Prof. D. C. Thapar, a nationally acclaimed architecture educationist –“This book is a bouquet of flowers”. The book contains 25selected articles of the author written during his long professional career spanning about five decades. These articles have been published in leading journals & magazines and some were presented in National and International Seminars. The articles cover a wide spectrum of issues; many of these show a deep commitment of the author in working for sustainable and affordable solutions. He has empathy for sensitive response to low-cost housing facilities for specially-abled people and appreciating socio-economic and cultural concerns of the users. He promotes learning from mother nature, care for climatic, environmental and global warming issues. He examines the question of prefabrication and technology for solving problems of mass housing. Some articles look at the aesthetics for urban design in our growing cities. The book also contains highly investigative articles e.g. on underground ancient cities and animal architects. A separate section is devoted to value systems in architecture and planning and has an article on Gandhi's relevance in future planning. Another full section is devoted to legal issues in urban planning.