Civilisation in India had flourished along the banks of her rivers, off the sea-shores & in semi arid regions. Depending on the locale, materials like wood, mud, bricks, tatches woven of palm & coconut leaves have been used. Huge stones had also been used to create archways, temples etc.,

India is the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the world - Taj Mahal.

Tracing the growth of Indian Architecture
Stambhas
Stupas
Chaityas & Viharas - Buddhist rock-cut structures
Jaina & Hindu rock-cut architecture
Classification of Hindu Temples
Gopurams / vimanams in South Indian Hindu temples
Hoysala Architecture
Taj Mahal - Mughal architecture


Pallava cave temples
Avanibhaajana Pallaveshwaram Siyamangalam ; Lakshita-ayatanam E. Mandagapattu ; Satrumalleshwaralayam Dalavanoor
http://www.paintershub.com/?p=140
http://www.tajmahal.org.uk
Offers information on architecture, facts, story, history, and legends of Taj Mahal
Dakshin Chitra - a unique Heritage Centre
Temple Architecture
website of the sthapathis K.P.Veezhinatha Acharya & K.P.Umapathy Acharya
http://www.temple-architecture.com
Photographs of Dakshin Chitra taken in June 2003 by Ken
http://travel.webshots.com/album/81899335JNzmmJ
Rural Education and Conservation of Heritage Foundation
The fundamental objective of R.E.A.C.H. is increasing the awareness about our villages and the rich heritage. R.E.A.C.H visualizes that the built heritage at present is fast threatened by the sheer negligence about heritage and symbolic value. R.E.A.C.H will canalize its resources in this area.
http://conserveheritage.org
http://templesrevival.blogspot.com
http://reachhistory.blogspot.com
Architecture Resources
This web site by Paul Cabay provides links to architecture related news, books and web resources
http://www.utyx.com/architecture/


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