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Posturing for Authenticity: Embodying Otherness in Contemporary Interiors of Modern Yoga

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In an article entitled “The Most Beautiful Yoga Studios in New York City” from January 2012, online magazine Well&Good NYC outlines the parameters that define a “pretty” yoga studio—something, the authors claim, that is undeniably important...

Indian Subcontinent, 600–1400

Adam Hardy

Adam Hardy is Professor of Asian Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The timespan covered by this chapter corresponds to the period generally called ‘early medieval’ by historians of South Asia. It spans from the disintegration of the last great ‘ancient’ empire, the Guptas, to the time when Islam entered...

Indian Subcontinent, 500 BCE–600 CE

Adam Hardy

Adam Hardy is Professor of Asian Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Evidence of Indian urban settlements with agricultural hinterlands increases from the early first millennium BCE, showing there were many small tribal republics and kingdoms. By 500 BCE, some northern kingdoms rose to prominence. The Maurya...

Indian Subcontinent, 1400–1750

George Michell

George Michell is is a Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, Australia. He has researched into the art, archaeology and architecture of many historic sites in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...During this period, the Indian subcontinent (present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal) together with Sri Lanka was divided among many separate kingdoms. As some polities expanded, so did their architectural influence...

Khmer Empire and Southeast Asia, 800–1450

Swati Chemburkar

Swati Chemburkar is an architectural historian and directs a postgraduate course on Art and Architecture of Southeast Asia at Jnanapravaha Institute in Mumbai, India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Southeast Asia is diverse and complex, sharing a tropical climate along with monsoons, earthquakes and volcanoes. In Cambodia, King Jayavarman II’s ascent in 802 laid foundations for the Khmer (Angkor) Empire, which reached its apogee four...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania, 1400–1780

John N. Miksic

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John N. Miksic is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies in the National University of Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Memmott

Paul Memmott is Director of the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, and Professor in the School of Architecture and Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deidre Brown

Deidre Brown is a Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Covering over one-third of the world’s surface – when one takes into account also the oceans and seas – the vast region of Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania is historically, culturally and architecturally diverse. Its many landscapes...

Indian Subcontinent, 1750–1947

Tania Sengupta

TANIA SENGUPTA is a Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...The Indian subcontinent under colonial rule from the mid-eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries witnessed the establishment of British economic and political dominance, suppressing other European powers, and consequently creating a long-term...

Indian Subcontinent, 1947 to Present

Kaiwan Mehta

KAIWAN MEHTA teaches architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India, and is also currently Managing Editor of DOMUS India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947 was followed by partition between India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim); East Pakistan (Bangladesh from 1971) was Islamic; while Ceylon (Sri Lanka from 1972) was Buddhist. Due...