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Great Houses of Calcutta: Their Antecedents, Precedents, Splendour and Portents

By: Joanne Taylor & Jon Lang (Authors)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Seller ID: 107539

ISBN: 9789383098903

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 327 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

A Concise History of Modern Architecture in India

By: Jon Lang

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032356

ISBN: 8178243059

Condition: New


This is an invaluable book for those who want to understand the geography of their cities, as well as for students of Indian architecture. In lucid language that speaks to laymen and architects alike, Jon Lang provides a history of Indian architecture in the twentieth century. He analyses its tangled developments from the founding of the Indian Institute of Architects during the 1920s to the present diversity of architectural directions. He describes the often contradictory tugs of the international and the local as he reviews architects’ efforts to be up-to-date in their work. Lang examines... View more info