Bach, Brian Paul (b.1954)
ISBN: 9788129104151, 8129104156
Because of its political and economic history, the city and its background have been lavishly documented. As a matter of record, it has considerable awareness of its own architectural heritage. Yet, Calcutta's Edifice allows these buildings to `speak for themselves'. With notes on the past and seductive speculations on the future, it examines the architectural and associated apparatuses of Calc...
Shafiqullah, Shah Muhammad
ISBN: 9789843333070, 9843333071
The book presents a comprehensive account of the calligraphic ornamentation and its stylistic development in Sultanate Architecture of India. A huge corpus of materials on the epigraphy of the period has come to light through publications of the departments of archaeology of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Gharipour, Mohammad et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780748669226, 0748669221
This major reference work focuses on architectural inscriptions through the Muslim world, from the emergence of Islam to the present day. What were the purposes of these inscriptions? How do they infuse buildings with culturally specific meanings, sacred or profane? What do they add to architectural design? What sorts of materials were used, and how do they interact with light and space? Who we...
ISBN: 9789385360138, 9385360132
With an insightful analyses of multiple buildings across Chandigarh, the author illuminates the compositional poetry evident in Le Corbusier's structures, and the ways in which the patina of time has changed the city. This volume offers commentary on not just the intentions and plan that shaped Chandigarh, but also the dialogue of what they have become. A visceral journey through a remarkable m...
ISBN: 9788185822990, 8185822999
The author tells the story behind the planning and architecture of Chandigarh.
ISBN: 9780195655599, 0195655591
The author explains the five variant styles of Neo-Roman church--Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassicism--with rich illustrations and line drawings.
ISBN: 9789385724169, 9385724169
This book attempts to dig out the underlying socio-political factors which have shaped cities, like Gurgaon and Margarpatta city, the way they are. It explores the histories behind their creations the problems they face and their prospects for the future.
Chandra, Ramesh (ed.)
ISBN: 9788171698080, 8171698085
Krishnan, Arvind et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780074632185, 0074632183
Papers presented at an international workshop held in 1995.
Halder, Sibabrata et al
ISBN: 9789380648163, 9380648162
ISBN: 9788187330141, 8187330147
A detailed document on every building in the vast complex.
Singh, Ajai Pal (b.1933)
ISBN: 9788173200502, 8173200505
It is a critical study of the environmental elements depicted in ancient art and architecture of the monuments.
ISBN: 9780944142189, 0944142184
ISBN: 9788188204267, 8188204269
This study unravels the inherent virtues of traditional Indian architecture and interprets them as universal dictums, relevant even in today's world.
ISBN: 9788178243054, 8178243059
Written in an extremely readable manner, it traces, from the 1920s till the end 20th century, the architectural and political influences, identifies the pioneers and the trendsetters, describes the styles with its variations, mutations and revivals and studies the search by the Indian architect for an appropriate idiom.
Biswas, SS (b.1938) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788174790880, 8174790888
The present book is an outcome of a seminar-cum-workshop held at Kangla Fort Imphal, Manipur from 22nd-24th April 2005. The topic of discussion was brick built monuments of North-east India with special reference to Manipur.
ISBN: 9788174364463, 8174364463
This book showcases emerging and established talent in the field of Indian architecture during the last two decades, and devotes itself to unique designs ranging from residential and commercial to public spaces.
ISBN: 9788185822877, 8185822875
Fully illustrated with colour photographs, technical drawings and contextual illustrations, this book is a major contribution to the understanding of these mysterious buildings and to the history of astronomical science.
ISBN: 9789385285547, 9385285548
The intention of this book is to explore, through photographs and illustrations, the architectural spaces that were conceived to transcend space and time. In this book, there is an attempt to rediscover the quest for eternity and the relationship with the cosmos through the creation of stone structures that give a glimpse of a world beyond this one.
Malla, Bansi Lal
ISBN: 9788173055164, 8173055165
Indian thought-currents are deeply rooted in the theory and concept of rtam as the framework in which the process of creation, sustenance and dissolution operates. It views man and nature in a holistic perspective. Space, time, primal elements are the essentials as are the primary faculties of sense perceptions. The scholars have been investigating many dimensions of these fundamental concepts....
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