ISBN: 9789383243129, 9383243120
The spirit of architecture completely transformed in the 20th century and Marg magazine, founded in 1946, was at the forefront of documenting that change. Many leading architects wrote short texts for Marg and this anthology comprises a selection of these essays, as relevant now as they were when they first-appeared.
Michell, George. et al
ISBN: 9789380581019, 9380581017
All phases of the temple's history are presented in this volume, which offers a comprehensive account of its architecture, sculptures, paintings, and historical records, as well as its ritual and cultural life. Bharath Ramamrutham's splendid photographs are the most complete ever to be published. His images are supplemented by high quality digital images of the Chola-period murals in the passag...
ISBN: 9788186569481, 8186569480
The articles encompass a time span from BCE to modern times and cover a wide range of themes, from art to architecture, from history to culture.
Agrawala, Prithvi Kumar
ISBN: 9788173201547, 8173201544
ISBN: 9789382396635, 9382396632
This book is an effort to comprehend crucial aspects of the field of architecture and conservation through the example of the Cultural and Historic Urban Landscape of Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This town has unique position in history since the early 19th century and also enjoys prominent place in architecture and conservation practices. The Shimla town has been chosen as a case s...
Singh, Tahsildar (b.1956)
ISBN: 9788171392193, 8171392199
A comprehensive and simultaneous study of architectural and sculptural features of North Indian temples.
Foekema, Gerard (b.1943)
ISBN: 9788121510899, 8121510899
This book gives a detailed analysis of architectural designs found in Indian temples built in Karnataka in the period 1000-1300 AD, and a view on the architectural features common to all sophisticated temples built in medieval India.
Desai, Catherine et al
ISBN: 9781935677659, 1935677659
Hasmukh Patel's architectural practice spanned the transformative latter decades of the 20th century. This book is both a tribute to Patel and a contribution to the ongoing documentation of modern Indian architecture, the gathering of a canon of works to inspire and inform the next generation. Included here are 51 of Patel's buildings, many published for the first time. Each project has been me...
ISBN: 9788189995676, 8189995677
Shivdatt Sharma (b.1931) is one of the most prolific Indian modernist architects. This well-illustrated book documents Sharma's work from the early days, when it was a part of the experimental and innovative ethos of Chandigarh, to the present.
Jain, Kulbhushan et al.
ISBN: 9788190109857, 8190109855
ISBN: 9788185026756, 8185026750
The period of Sultanates is typically defined as beginning with the Ghurid incursions into the plains of north India in the 1190's, and ending with the coming of Mughals in 1526. Thirty five Sultans ruled from Delhi, and many more in the provinces, effecting the maturation of a style that progressed from an architecture of demolition and recycling to a mature synthesis of East and West, creatin...
ISBN: 9788185179308, 8185179301
This is a study of the stellar and temporal symbolism of traditional buildings. It is a comprehensive work that spans from the generalities of symbolism of time in general, to the temporal symbolism in Indian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Christian, Chinese, Islamic, North American Indian, African, South American Indian, and Mesoamerican architectures.;
Quisar, Ahsan Jan (b.1933) et al.
ISBN: 9788185263823, 8185263825
As a scholar of Medieval Indian history, Prof. S. Nural Hasan contribution is well known. this volume consists of a collection of papers, brought out in honour of Prof. S. Nural Hasan, and cover the three themes, Art and architecture, Science and technology, and Cultural set up and values.;
ISBN: 9788173055331, 8173055335
The book divided into five broad groups, in each the essays are arranged in a more or less chronological order. The first comprises four articles relating to Buddhist monuments and icons. The second group is the largest with seventeen essays that explore different aspects of iconography, images and narrative reliefs. The next is a set of nine papers on monuments, ranging from temples, to the tr...
Bandyopadhyay, Sudipa Ray et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9788174791344, 8174791345
A collection of twenty articles dealing with, (I) Epigraphy, Art, Architecture and Aesthetics, (II) Society, Economy and Culture, (III) Buddhist Sites, and (IV) Arhcaeological Sites and Heritage issues.
ISBN: 9788173201554, 8173201552
On Vastusastra, ancient Indian system of architecture.
Mishra, Kamal Kishor et al
ISBN: 9788182901728, 8182901723
This book explores the symbolism of the great iconic God of the Hindu Pantheon from the point of view of various traditions of Indian thought, its underlying philosophy and symbolism, including the theory of dance, architecture and sculpture. It is a well illustrated book covering among others the great Nataraja temple in Chidambaram to the most recent temple in Suva, Fuji.
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.
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