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INDIA NEEDS VOLUMES OF BOOKS TO COVER THE VASTNESS OF THE SUBJECT OF ARCHITECTURE

The book – MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA: (1947-1993), (Kindle Edition), authored by Sarbjit Bahga, Surinder Bahga, Yashinder Bahga dwells on modern architecture in India in post-Independence period. 541 more words

MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA

A house is not only a machine for living in, it is a physical manifestation of the life-styles of people, their skills and sensitivity to built-forms

 The book – CONTEMPORARY  INDIAN  HOUSES, by Sarbjit Bahga, Surinder Bahga, Yashinder Bahga, discusses 51 houses selected from different parts of India. They display the diversity of needs, tastes and building materials in the context of different weather conditions and social trends.  438 more words

Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret's theories of urban design and architecture, are still relevant in India.

The book – Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture, by Sarbjit Bahga and Surinder Bahga dwells on all the works of legendary architects, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in India, and… 451 more words

MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA

Where do I park my elephant?

Flashback Friday: a small pocket of the Royal Centre of Hampi, Karnataka, India. Hampi owes its UNESCO world heritage status to the mass of ancient buildings, dating to mostly the 14th to 16th centuries, when Hampi, then known as Vijayanagara, was the capital city of the… 147 more words

The little Taj

Flashback Friday: the Taj Mahal’s cool cousin, Itimad-ud-Daulah, a delicate, multi-coloured tomb, situated dramatically on the banks of the Yamuna river, in Agra. It was built as the tomb of the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal, the famous wife for whom the Taj Mahal was later built.

Rani ka Vav - The Unesco World Heritage Site

Ancient architectures have always fascinated me. In Gujarat I am getting to see some really great spellbinding architecture that is bound to leave anyone in awe. 336 more words

Travel

Step(Well) into the Past - Chand Baori

A couple of months ago,  I visited a stunning architectural wonder, Chand Baori, an ancient step well from the 9th century. This is situated in Abhaneri village in Alwar District of Rajasthan, India, about 100 kilometers from Jaipur. 228 more words

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