Author:Anasuya Bhowmick


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Vastumandanam of Sutradhara Mandana

By: Anasuya Bhowmick

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900019

ISBN: 8120840194

Condition: New

In the 15th century A.D., the Vastumandana of Sutradhara Mandana was considered to be an authoritative treatise on architecture. This book consists of only eight chapters, and gives detailed description of a fort, the remains of which still exists near Udaipur city. Secular architecture, especially the Sala houses are described here in great details. Along with the specialization in architecture, the author was also proficient in Astrology and he stresses on Ecology. It is the only Vastu text, where description of war weapons and firearms were put on records. Though the description is not very... View more info