Author:Roger Vogler & Peeyush Sekhsaria (Authors)


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The Kailas at Ellora: A New View of a Misunderstood Masterwork

By: Roger Vogler & Peeyush Sekhsaria (Authors)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 112010

ISBN: 8189995863

Condition: New

Here, for the first time, American architect Roger Vogler examines this great Hindu temple—carved downward from the top of a hillside in Maharashtra—from the perspective of his fellow architect: the unknown sthapati who actually designed it thirteen centuries ago.The Kailas’s magnificent sculptures and carved architectural details have all been extensively documented by many eminent scholars. The great volume of space that envelops them (which as every architect knows is designed with fully as much care and purpose as its solid stone) is, however, almost totally absent from their writing... View more info