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Distinctive Bhutanese Architecture in Paro.
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Distinctive Bhutanese Architecture in Paro.

Contemporary Bhutanese buildings are often reconstructions of traditional and distinctive architecture. This photo shows modern offices and shops in the main street of Paro.
Pages from Serlio's Seven Books on Architecture
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Pages from Serlio's Seven Books on Architecture

Pages from 'Seven Books on Architecture' by the Italian Renaissance architect Sebastiano Serlio (c. 1475-1554 CE). 1551-1554 CE. (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich)
Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture
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Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture

A wall panel recreated using typical materials and decorative techniques at Quaid-e-Azam University to showcase Gandharan Architecture for students. The panel contains a structural wall created using typical small diaper masonry, with some...
Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery
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Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery was one of medieval Armenia's most important religious and cultural centers during the Middle Ages. It's renown for its stone architecture and location on a large basalt plateau near the Tatev village in Syunik Province in...
Unique Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery
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Unique Stone Architecture at Tatev Monastery

Tatev Monastery was one of medieval Armenia's most important religious and cultural centers during the Middle Ages. It's famous throughout the Caucasus for its stone architecture and location on a large basalt plateau near the Tatev village...
Medieval Architecture in Stein-am-Rhein, Switzerland
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Medieval Architecture in Stein-am-Rhein, Switzerland

Stein-am-Rhein, Switzerland is famed for its medieval timber architecture. One can frequently observe medieval and early modern frescoes on the timber structures, and some even feature bay windows. Stein-am Rhein has a long history and was...
Innovations & Architecture in Ancient Rome
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Innovations & Architecture in Ancient Rome

Innovations Innovation architecture roman ancient Rome Aqueducts Bridges Basilicas Roman baths Temples Theatres Amphitheatres Triumphal Arches The Horrea Corinthian Doric Ionic Patronage
Features of Hindu Architecture
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Features of Hindu Architecture

A diagram illustrating the principal features of Hindu temples. This example is the Kandariya Mahadeo temple at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India, c. 1025 CE.
Islamic Architecture in Mali
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Islamic Architecture in Mali

Sankore Mosque, Timbuktu, Mali. The mosque was built in the late 1100s CE.
Typical Molding Details in Gandharan Architecture
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Typical Molding Details in Gandharan Architecture

Base molding typically seen on most stupa bases in the Taxila region