|Author(s) : Choegyal, Lisa with Craig Potton and Gautam SJB Rana
|Publishers Price : £40.00
|Wisdom Price : £34.00(save 15%)
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|ISBN : 1932476342|
|EAN : 9781932476347|
|Cover : Hardback|
|Pages : 200|
|Size : 270 x 286mm|
|Publisher : Serindia|
|Published : 2008|
|Category : Nepal: Land and Culture
Category 2 : Buddhist Art
Nepal is widely acclaimed for its unique architectural style. The palaces, temples, courtyards and street scapes of Kathmandu are protected as seven World Heritage sites. In an effort to preserve the built heritage of the Valley, over the past few years many of the Valley's historic buildings have been restored and renovated with authentic flair.
Lesser known are the imaginative adaptations and decoration of new buildings and private houses. Examples include the superb Patan Museum in the restored and partly rebuilt Keshar Mani Narayan Chowk, Babar Mahal Revisited, and the Choegyal residence in rural Budhanilkantha. Using traditional designs and building techniques in historic and new buildings has breathed fresh life into Kathmandu's rich living cultural heritage, and provided additional attractions for tourists.
Kathmandu Valley Style captures the wealth of the past and illustrates how design themes from the Malla, Newar and Rana have been revised and expressed in present day buildings and lifestyles. It features over forty historic and new buildings, many of them never before photographed or published.
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