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Architecture and Its Models in Southeast Asia (Paperback)
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Architecture and Its Models in Southeast Asia (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 06/03/2003
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This study of the development of architecture and the impact of architectural models on this evolution, draws its early examples primarily from surviving Hindu-Buddhist monuments in Cambodia and Java. Dumarcay argues that, despite the fact that individual physical locations may merit innovation, new construction nevertheless tends to be constrained by pre-existing architectural models held within collective conscience of a given culture. This tendency may be further strengthened when an insecure regime seeks to employ architectural monuments to aggrandize its political position. A break from the models of the past - and thus true innovation - may develop only when a master builder has sufficient confidence in his own artistic vision within a context that allows him to express it.

Publisher: Orchid Press Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9789745240278
Weight: 188 g
Dimensions: 224 x 152 x 7 mm

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