Oriental Architecture: India, Indonesia, Indochina
Photographs, plans, diagrams, and historical and critical commentaries review the architectural developments, styles, and monuments of India and Ceylon, Indochina and Indonesia, the Himalayan region, Central Asia, China, Korea, and Japan
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aesthetic Ajanta ancient Angkor Wat Anuradhapura architectural structure artistic Asia Asian Asian architecture Asoka Banteay Srei base bell-shaped Bhuvanesvar Borobudur brick Buddha Buddhist building built Burmese Candi cave central century B.C. Ceylon chaitya Cham chapels characteristic Chinese civilization complex construction cult culture cupola decoration derived Dieng plateau dynasty East Java economic eighth century elements example gallery Haibak hall Hindu images importance India Indian architecture Indian world Indochina Indonesia influence interior space kalan Khmer Laos levels magical Mamallapuram mandapa Mario Bussagli Maurya Mohenjo-Daro monasteries monuments motif Mount Ungaran ninth century Pagan palace particular Pattadakal period pillars placed political Polonnaruwa prasat region religious remains rock-cut Rome-Venice roof rulers sacred Sanchi sanctuary sculpture Siam significance sikhara Singhalese Siva square stone stupa style Sukhodaya symbolic taste Taxila techniques temple temple-mountain terraces Thais tower tower-sanctuary tradition urban values vertical Vietnam Volwahsen walls Wat P'ra