The Architecture of Corbusier and Kahn in the East: A Philosophical Inquiry (Mellen Studies in Architecture S. v. 3)

The Architecture of Corbusier and Kahn in the East: A Philosophical Inquiry (Mellen Studies in Architecture S. v. 3)

By: Anupam Banerji (author)Hardback

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This study examines the masterworks of Le Corbusier and Louis Khan at Chandigarh and Dhaka in India, not only with a knowledge of western modernism, but also from the view of their western intrusions on the quite different cultural sensibilities of the Indian sub-continent.

Contents

Agony of the west - the stage; the crow and the kite - the players; Chandigarh - understanding Le Corbusier; Sher-E-Banglanagar - understanding Louis Kahn; tools of composition - apprehension of form, power of the ordinary, ancestral voice, sense of the numinous, intensity of the vague; from India to Indianan - a study in volume zero; conversation with Uttam Jain; conversation with Mazharul Islam; conversation with Amir Husain.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773474680
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780773474680
  • ISBN10: 0773474684

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