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Indian style of architecture

Remey, Charles Mason

Indian style of architecture

a brief sketch of its history and development, with a design for a temple

by Remey, Charles Mason

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Published in [Boston?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Indic,
  • Architecture, Islamic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Mason Remey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1502 .R4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6683932M
    LC Control Number25024410
    OCLC/WorldCa2050196


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The diversity of Indian culture is represented in its architecture. Indian. The style of temple architecture that became popular in northern India is known as nagara.

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history of indian and eastern architecture; works by the same author. preface. note. contents. list of illustrations. history of indian architecture. Hoysala architecture is the building style in Hindu temple architecture developed under the rule of the Hoysala Empire between the 11th and 14th centuries, in the region known today as Karnataka, a state of a influence was at its peak in the 13th century, when it dominated the Southern Deccan Plateau region.

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Washington, D.C., C.M. Remey, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Mason Remey. Dravidian Architecture of India. In what constitutes the southern triangle of the Hindustan peninsula, developed the more purely Hindu Indian style, Dravidian, from which we have received genuine works of art from the VII century d.

The main type of these temples has a square plant from whose ritual centre all architectural elements are. Classical Architectural style. Moulded and nurtured by time, Indian Architecture ha s evolved into the vast style of architecture it is today.

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