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The Vanishing Stepwells of India!

Revisiting a forgotten facet of Indian architecture with American author Victoria Lautman

Tourists throng India’s temples, palaces, forts and mosques, but the country’s ancient stepwells are largely unknown. 294 more words

Travel And Tourism

The Lion’s Mansion

Located in one of the serpentine ‘gali’s’ (narrow lanes) of ‘Thatheri Bazaar’ (Tinkers Market), Varanasi, India, the palatial ‘Sher Wali Kothi’ (Lion’s Mansion), would surely grab anyone’s attention. 628 more words


Man Mandir in Gwalior Fort – A Shining Pearl in the Necklace among the Palaces of India

A folklore goes: More than one thousand and five hundred years ago a local ruler called Suraj Singh came on the top of a hill while chasing for a hunt, where Gwalior Fort is located now.

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Fluidity Of Spaces Between Public And Private

How do you define public, semi-private and private spaces?

Topography of any area can very well be explained in terms of the arrangement of the spaces in an area and on further levels these spaces it terms can be defined as Public, Semi-Public and Private Spaces. 1,911 more words

Indian Architecture


Vastu shastra is an Indic theory of Architecture. The term implies a tradition and body of knowledge which has at various times been ordered, expressed and handed over from generation to generation in a range of texts, with a variety of titles. 1,591 more words