108 Vishnu Temples: Architectural Splendour, Spiritual BlissArchitectural Splendour, Spiritual Bliss is a pictorial journey into ancient architecture and the art of temple construction and sculpture with interesting trivia about 106 Vishnu temples across the length and breadth of India; a devout Vai..
A Random Walk in Santiniketan AshramA Random Walk in Sanitiniketan Ashram is a spontaneous foray through one of India’s premier universities—Rabindranath Tagore’s Visva-Bharati.It is a collection of essays, penned from 2012–2014, during the first few years of the author’s tenure as its Vice Chancell..
Ainmanes of Kodagu: Ancestral Homes of Kodagu and their Socia-Cultural SignificanceAinmanes of Kodagu describes ainmanes, ancestral homes in Kodagu, and their socio-cultural significance. Ainmanes are architectural symbols of the heritage and culture of the people living in this distinctive district..
Architecture of Santiniketan: Tagore’s Concept of SpaceArchitecture of Santiniketan: Tagore’s Concept of Space is a search for the clues hidden in Rabindranath Tagore’s philosophy and architecture that will link the past with the present. This book highlights Tagore’s architectural vision through hi..
Cosmic Dance in StoneThe intention of this book is to explore, through photographs and illustrations, the architectural spaces that were conceived to transcend space and time. Historians have traced their origins as also the rulers who helped build them while photographers have presented them in bea..
Drapham Dzong: Archaeological Excavation of a Himalayan Fortress In Central BhutanThis pioneering work presents the results of the first archaeological project ever undertaken in Bhutan: the excavation of Drapham Dzong, a fortress in the Choekhor Valley (Bumthang). As the final report of the project..
Embodied Vision: Interpreting the Architecture of Fatehpur SikriDeparting from the conventional path of describing and explaining the architecture of Fatehpur Sikri, Professor Jaimini Mehta delves into a series of representations the Mughal city has been subjected to and concludes that there is an i..
Himalayan Cities: Settlement Patterns, Public Places and ArchitectureHimalayan Cities: Settlement Patterns, Public Places and Architecture marks the culmination of extensive documentation and research on the cities and architecture of the Himalayas. It explores the idea of settlements in different a..
Le Corbusier Rediscovered: Chandigarh and BeyondWith the recent recognition of Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the spotlight on its creator, Le Corbusier, considered the 20th century’s greatest architect-planner, attains a more illustrious glow. Against this backdrop, L..
Maps of DelhiThis groundbreaking publication presents an exquisite study of the maps of Delhi, from the onset of the 19th century till the master plan of 2021. It is the first organised collection of the maps of the city, a breathtakingly illustrated cartographic history of the capital. Dr Guerrieri..
Rethinking Modernity: Towards Post Rational ArchitectureHas the project to usher in Modernity run its full course and is now ready to be replaced by something called Post-Modern? Re-examining the very idea of Modernity in architecture, and drawing from a number of diverse sources such as philosophy,..
Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas: Badami, Mahakuta, Aihole, PattadakalThe temples of the Early Chalukyas, dating from the 6th to 8th centuries, are unrivaled in all of India for their comparatively early date and unusually complete condition, the remarkable juxtaposition of their d..