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Art and the Architecture

Product ID: 9789523010826
Book Name: Treasure of Nepal
Author Name: Gary Wornell
Price: USD 50
Description:

For three years the Canadian-born Finnish photographer and ceramic artist Gary Wornell delved into the incredibly rich, living and diverse handicraft traditions of Nepal: Buddhist statues, thangka-fabrics, drums, hand made paper...

Traditional methods and exquisite craft skills live on in the artisan quarters of Kathmandu as well as elsewhere in this country, where modernization is rapidly taking place. The destructive earthquake of spring 2015 gave…

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Product ID: 9789937234283
Book Name: Jewels of Newar Art
Author Name: Dina Bangdel / Robert Beer
Price: USD 35
Description:

Jewels of Newar Art Authors: Dina Bangdel / Robert Beer Publisher: Boddhisattva Gallery Edition 2011

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Product ID: 9789937283533
Book Name: Nepali Painting: Through the Ages
Author Name: Madan Chitrakar
Price: USD 55
Description:

This book primarily seeks to celebrate and reveal the historic contributions made by the chitrakars to the tradition of paintings in Nepal from the early eleventh century to recent times.

 

Published by: Patan Museum

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Product ID: 9789937330848
Book Name: The Traditional Newar Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley: The Stūpas and the Chaityas
Author Name: Wolfgang Korn
Price: USD 30
Description:

The Traditional Newar Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley: The Stupas and the Chaityas by Wolfgang Korn is the exclusive study of the Buddhist stupas and chaityas - big and small, in the Kathmandu Valley. He describes and demonstrates their various types and site plans with the aid of his own state-of-the-art systematic line drawings. It is a sequel to his two earlier publications entitled The Traditional Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley and The Traditional Newar Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley:…

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Product ID: 9789937524643
Book Name: Nuniya Of Nepal
Author Name: binod Pokharel, Srijana Thapaliya
Price: USD 10
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Dhuniya Of Nepal

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Product ID: 9789937524773
Book Name: Dom Of Nepal
Author Name: Dilli Ram Dahal, Seema Vishwakarma
Price: USD 10
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Dom Of Nepal

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Product ID: 9789937524810
Book Name: Dhuniya Of Nepal
Author Name: Om Gurung, man Bahadur Khatri
Price: USD 10
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Dhuniya Of Nepal

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Product ID: 9789937594110
Book Name: Under the Shadow Of the Red Flag: Travels During Nepals Armed Conflict
Author Name: Jagannath Adhikari
Price: USD 20
Description:

Under the Shadow Of the Red Flag: Travels During Nepals Armed Conflict

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Product ID: 9789937597067
Book Name: Mapping the Kathmandu Valley with Aerial Photographs by Erwin Schneider
Author Name: Niels Gutschow and Hermann Kreutzmann
Price: USD 40
Description:

Mapping the Kathmandu Valley with Aerial Photographs by Erwin Schneider Niels Gutschow and Hermann Kreutzmann

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Product ID: 9789937597197
Book Name: Towers in Stone Shikara Temples in Bhaktapur - Vatsala and Siddhilaksmi
Author Name: Bijay Basukala - Niels Gutschow - Kishor Kayastha
Price: USD 25
Description:

Bijaya Basukala, born in 1965 in Bhaktapur completed his certificate level in architectural engineering in 1985 and joined Niels Gutschow for architectural surveys in the Kathmandu Valley, Mustang And Mugu. He has also worked in Cambodia (1995), Orissa (1999) and Mongolia (2003). Niels Gutschow, born in 1941 in Hamburg, is honorary professor at the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University. He has worked in Nepal since 1970, focusing on urban rituals and the history of architecture (architecture Of the newars, 3…

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Product ID: 9789937597272
Book Name: Land, Lineage and State: A Study of Newar Society in Mediaeval Nepal
Author Name: Prayag Raj Sharma
Price: USD 15
Description:

This study of mediaeval Nepal (Kathmandu Valley) attempts to show how over a period of 600 years the interplay of land, lineage and state strongly shaped Newar society, including some of its key institutions such as kinship, guthi, religion and caste as well as their settlement patterns. With a focus on the mediaeval era and using both historical and anthropological methods, the author discusses the gradual development of the Newari language and culture from the Licchavi era until the 1980s.…

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Product ID: 9789937623056
Book Name: Unified Architectural Theory: Form, Language, Complexity
Author Name: Nikos A. Salingaros
Price:

Original Price: USD 8

Discount Price: USD 6.4

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Unified Architectural Theory: Form, Language, Complexity. A Companion to Christopher Alexander\'s The Phenomenon of Life -- The Nature of Order, Book 1. With contributions by Christopher Alexander, Zaheer Allam, Michael Carey, Peter Eisenman, Leon Krier, Kenneth G., Masden II, Michael W. Mehaffy, and Edward O. Wilson. We are on the threshold of a new way of thinking about, learning, and practicing architecture. Ready to abandon design based on often-irrelevant images for a more meaningful paradigm, we find answers in combining…

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Product ID: 9789937623094
Book Name: Algorithmic Sustainable Design: Twelve Lectures on Architecture
Author Name: Nikos A. Salingaros
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Original Price: USD 12

Discount Price: USD 9.6

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Product ID: 9789937623124
Book Name: A Theory of Architecture
Author Name: Nikos A. Salingaros
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Original Price: USD 14

Discount Price: USD 11.2

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More than a decade in the making, this is a textbook of architecture, useful for every architect: from first-year students, to those taking senior design studio, to graduate students writing a Ph.D. dissertation in architectural theory, to experienced practicing architects. It is very carefully written so that it can be read even by the beginning architecture student. The information contained here is a veritable gold mine of design techniques. This book teaches the reader how to design by adapting to…

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Product ID: 9789937623131
Book Name: Anti-architecture and Deconstruction: The Triumph of Nihilism
Author Name: Nikos A. Salingaros
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Original Price: USD 12

Discount Price: USD 9.6

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"In [this] series of learned and moving critical essays, Salingaros and various close associates argue that we understand life in architecture as the background to human community - the preparation for our dwelling place... One day, perhaps, Salingaros will be required reading for architects. If that happens it could just be that a new orthodoxy will emerge, in which humility, order, and public spirit - the virtues which have been chased from the discipline by the starchitects - will be…

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Product ID: 9789937623322
Book Name: Principles of Urban Structure
Author Name: Nikos A. Salingaros
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Original Price: USD 20

Discount Price: USD 16

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This book explains how cities actually work as networks. It addresses the needs of politicians, professional urbanists, teachers, and students who wish to understand how and why cities are successful or not, depending on their form, components, and substructure. Drawing upon science and mathematics, yet written in plain language, it serves as a guide and inspiration for planners to re-humanize our cities using "urban coherence". Mainstream twentieth-century urbanism cannot cope with the changes in technology, culture, and science of the…

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Product ID: 9789937623346
Book Name: Design for a Living Planet: Settlement, Science, and the Human Future
Author Name: Michael W Mehaffy and Nikos A Salingaros
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Original Price: USD 14

Discount Price: USD 11.2

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In this brief, accessible volume, the authors - an urban philosopher and a mathematician-physicist - explain the surprising new findings from the sciences that are beginning to transform environmental design in the modern era. Michael Mehaffy and Nikos Salingaros explore fractals, networks, self-organization, dynamical systems and other revolutionary ideas, describing them to non-science readers in a direct and engaging way. The book also examines fascinating new topics of design, including Agile, Wiki, Design Patterns, and other \'open-source\' approaches from the…

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Product ID: 9789937623483
Book Name: Kathmandu Valley: The Preservation of Physical Environment and Cultural Heritage, a protective inventory; Vol. I and II
Author Name: Carl Pruscha
Price: USD 150
Description:

Kathmandu Valley:The Preseration of Physical Environment and Cultural Heritage, a protective inventory volume 1 and 2.

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Product ID: 9937623551
Book Name: Man and His House in the Himalayas: Ecology of Nepal
Author Name: Gerard Toffin
Price: USD 25
Description:

Man and His House in the Himalayas: Ecology of Nepal by Gerard Toffin

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Product ID: 99933-34-78-2
Book Name: Gods, Goddesses & Religious Symbols of Hinduism, Buddhism & Tantrism
Author Name: Trilok Chandra Majupuria
Price: USD 15
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Gods, Goddesses & Religious Symbols of Hinduism, Buddhism & Tantrism Author: Trilok Chandra Majupuria

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