ISBN: 9780199067848, 0199067848
This work explores the living traditions of Balochistan and provides a deeper understanding of the province's religio-cultural, architectural, textile, and symbolic traditions which are explored in depth.
Das, Bipul Kumar
Krom, Nicolaas Johannes
ISBN: 9788121200394, 8121200393
On the Buddhist temple complex of Barabudur in Java, Indonesia, built in 9th century A.D. which is the most splendid creation of the Hindu-Javan culture.
ISBN: 9788173051616, 8173051615
Baroque India is the fruite of over 40 years of research, and is the work of one professionaly trained in the history of Indian art.
ISBN: 9789383419364, 9383419369
Illustrated with pictures and stories obtained from residents, museums, and local organizations in Bhuj, the book combines ethnography, a comment on the relationship between craft and city-building, and a thought-provoking critique of present-day development trends. Rare 19th and 20th century photographs complement the book's narrative, which describes the fascinating economic role that the art...
ISBN: 9788175226227, 8175226226
Kalo Bari (Black House) served as a hostel for senior male students of Kala-Bhavana of Visva-Bharati University, Kolkata. Kalo Bari cannot be comprehended from a distanced, purely objective art historical analysis, it is essentially lived space. Some essays in this collection have delved into its history, its architecture and aesthetical appeal of its sculptural reliefs, while others have offer...
ISBN: 9788174364470, 8174364471
The book presents a treasury of Art Deco building comprising residential, commercial and public architecture created during the glamorous and optimistic era of the mid 1930s and 1940s.
Dwivedi, Sharada et al.
ISBN: 9788190382151, 8190382152
Art Deco emerged in India in the early 1930s with Bombay serving as the crucible for its birth. Interestingly, while its appearance paralleled the waves of nationalism and the aspirations of swarajya or self-rule, the style was virtually a spontaneous burst of exuberant westernisation before independence. Art Deco arrived in India, literally on the shores of Bombay, spurred by the great reclama...
Mehrotra, Rahul et al.
ISBN: 9788190060257, 8190060252
The Bombay High Court building completed in 1878 at a cost less than its original estimate, was designed by Lieutenant-Colonel John Augustus Fuller of the Royal Engineers. Today the Bombay High Court is protected as an integral part of the city's heritage and is listed as a Grade II-A heritage building under the Heritage Regulations enacted by the Government of Maharashtra in 1995.
ISBN: 9788192072135, 8192072134
The present volume tells the captivating story of Baghdadi Jewish Community in Bombay and their unique contribution to the urban landscape of the city during the latter period of the British Raj. The author traces the scattered sites erected by the members of the Jewish community, explores their history and illuminates the evolution of their changes over the decades.
ISBN: 9788124604038, 8124604037
Borobudur was constructed during the eighth century as a guide to the Noble Path of the Buddha. Born from silence and unfolding into the serenity of the other shore, it expresses the glory of Indonesia's awareness and creativity, the smile of her plastic forms over the centuries as well as her travels along the edge of thoughts that cross the endless corridors of memory. This book is a catalyst...
ISBN: 9788180903007, 8180903001
This book introduces Hadoti region in spectacular way touching upon geography, topography, river system and deliberating its historical background. A special feature of the book lies in a discussion on temples and its remain at Darra, Char-Choma, Rangpur, Keshoraipatan and Chandrabhaga.
Mathur, Vinod N
ISBN: 9788190562515, 8190562517
The book provides glimpses of the history and heritage of the buildings, bridges and steam locomotives of Northern Railway, one of the largest Zones of the Indian Railway system. It covers the growth and development of the system from its beginnings till recent times and provides interesting accounts of some of the extraordinary challenges faced by railway men and women during their careers. A ...
ISBN: 9789385360237, 938536023X
The book is a comprehensive chronicle that will influence and enhance the contributions of future architects, preservationists, designers and planners who share Brinda Somaya's convictions.
ISBN: 9780195629248, 0195629248
Sachdev, Vibhuti et al.
ISBN: 9780195663532, 0195663535
It is an essay in intellectual archaeology, explaining historic buildings according to the rationale of their architects, and exploring the relationship between theory and architectural practice from the city's foundation in the 1720s to the present day.
Iyer, Kamu (ed.)
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