Himalayan Cities

by Pratyush Shankar
Himalayan Cities

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Himalayan Cities: Settlement Patterns, Public Places and Architecture marks the culmination of extensive documentation and research on the cities and architecture of the Himalayas. By comparing different settlements and their relationships to the landscape, the book makes the case for peculiarities of the Himalayan city and succeeds in deducing key principles and general models, typical of the settlement patterns, nature of public places and architecture shaped by this unique mountainous environment. Lavishly illustrated with photos and hand-drawings.
About the book

Himalayan Cities: Settlement Patterns, Public Places and Architecture marks the culmination of extensive documentation and research on the cities and architecture of the Himalayas. By comparing different settlements and their relationships to the landscape, the book makes the case for peculiarities of the Himalayan city and succeeds in deducing key principles and general models, typical of the settlement patterns, nature of public places and architecture shaped by this unique mountainous environment. Lavishly illustrated with photos and hand-drawings.