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PRE HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

PRE-HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

Prehistory basically covers the Old Stone Age, Middle Stone Age, and New Stone Age (Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic...

NEAR EAST ARCHITECTURE

NEAR EAST ARCHITECTURE

Started as villages on the flat land between Tigris and Euphrates rivers - “Mesopotamia” Turned into city-states with populations...

MAP OF GIZA PYRAMID COMPLEX

EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE

The ancient Egyptians built their pyramids, tombs, temples and palaces out of stone, the most durable of all building materials...

ACROPOLIS

GREEK ARCHITECTURE

The Ancient Greeks had a unique style of architecture that is still copied today in government buildings and major monuments…

ROMAN ARCHITECTURE

ROMAN ARCHITECTURE

Roman architecture continued the legacy left by the earlier architects of the Greek world, and the Roman respect for this tradition and…

ST. PETER'S ROME

EARLY CHRISTIAN ARCHITECTURE

Early Christian architecture at Rome was influenced by, and was the logical outcome of, existing Roman architecture, modified in other…

S. MARK AT VENICE

BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE

Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, or Eastern Roman Empire. The Byzantine era is usually dated...

CATHEDRAL (1402 to 1520 AD)

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

Gothic architecture is a European style of architecture that values height and exhibits an intricate and delicate aesthetic...

EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATION

RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS

The civilizations developed near the rivers due to reliable water source, fertile land for farming and transportation...

INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION

INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION

The Indus civilization is known to have comprised two large cities, Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, and more than 100 towns and villages...

DEVELOPMENT OF HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

DEVELOPMENT OF HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

The development of historic architecture is a record of continuation of evolution , beginning with the Egyptian architecture…

VEDIC CIVILIZATION

EVOLUTION OF VEDIC CIVILIZATION

India is country which passes huge ancient knowledge in the form of Vedas. “Vedas” means knowledge. They describes the study...

HINDU TEMPLE COMPONENTS

EVOLUTION OF HINDU TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE

As the race progressed, temples became important because they served as a sacred meeting place for the community to congregate...

COMPONENTS OF HINDU TEMPLE FIVE

COMPONENTS OF HINDU TEMPLE

The temples are built on the principles of vastushastra, known as " Shilpa Shasthra". Yogic posture By increasing the complexity...

JAIN TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE

JAIN TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE

Jain temples are built with various architectural designs. Jain temples in North India are completely different from the Jain temples...

TOWN PLANNING PRINCIPLES IN ANCIENT INDIA

TOWN PLANNING PRINCIPLES IN ANCIENT INDIA

The term is used to indicate the arrangement of various components in such a way that the town as such attains significance of a living...

TAJ MAHAL ARCHITECTURAL ANALYSIS

TAJ MAHAL ARCHITECTURAL ANALYSIS

A distinguishing characteristic of the Taj mahal's massing is that in elevation, all the elements are clustered and hierarchically...

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