Book Announcement | Vernacular Architecture of India, by Tejinder S. Randhawa


Vernacular Architecture of India, by Tejinder S. Randhawa

The book covers a vast range of traditional residential architecture of India, illustrated with nearly 1600 full-colored illustrations covering the great building and craft skills of India with their overall views, details, construction techniques and surface decorations.

It records and evaluates the best examples of the indigenous architecture of India that are relevant even today and provides detailed reference material on vernacular residential structures in all parts of India.

“… a monumental undertaking with in-depth analysis and over 1,600 excellent photos by the author on ‘traditional residential styles and spaces’ adapted to different climates, regions, materials and historic influences.”

Andre Aranha Correa do Lago
Former Brazilian Ambassador to India and jury member, Pritzker Prize for Architecture
Vernacular Architecture of India, by Tejinder S. Randhawa

“… incredible resource for architects, art and architectural historians and enthusiasts. Until I received the book, it was unimaginable that any single book could include the diverse vernacular architecture styles of a large country like India… that this book is a product of several decades of painstaking documentation also means that many of these buildings no longer exist. It is a must have for every architect and architecture school and for anyone interested in Indian Heritage.”

Ratish Nanda, Conservation Architect and Director, Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Book Details:

Title: Vernacular Architecture of India: Traditional Residential Styles and Spaces
Size: 28.5cm × 22.5cm × 3.5cm
Pages: 544 pages
Author: Tejinder S. Randhawa
Publisher: Architecture Autonomous
Price: INR 4,500.00
Availability: Order Vernacular Architecture of India

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