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LUCKNOW LOOK : RED- YELLOW OR....?

India is a land of colours anyway. To select a colour for Lucknow, let the designers, architects and town planners decide.

india Updated: May 09, 2006 00:00 IST

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Aesthetically, it’s not good

India is a land of colours anyway. To select a colour for Lucknow, let the designers, architects and town planners decide.
D S Verma,  ED,
Indian Industries Association, Lucknow.

Red and Yellow combination is bad. But I think one of the two colours should be retained, as it is a general norm all over the world to have orangish red or dark yellow on roads and sides of roads. This has scientific basis as both these colours have best visibility among all colours in high or low visibility conditions like fog, rain, dusk and dawn, dust storm etc.
An NBRI Scientist

Aesthetically, it is not appealing. It's true that it strikes a lot to eyes. But I think from road safety point of view, it's logical as both the colours have very high visibility.
SharadPandey, artist