Contemporary Architecture and City Form: The South Asian Paradigm
Marg Publications, Jan 1, 1997 - Architecture - 119 pages
This volume explores the transformations that shape the physical environment in South Asia. The nature of architecture and city form is established as an expression of cultural paradigms which reflect the heterogeneity of regional identities.
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CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE AND CITY FORM
VERNACULAR RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY EXPRESSION
THE USE OF TRADITION IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FORM
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