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Author Dumarçay, Jacques.

Title Architecture and its models in South-East Asia / Jacques Dumarc{240}ay ; translated and edited by Michael Smithies.

Published Bangkok : Orchid Press, 2003.

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 UniM Archit  720.959 DUMA    AVAILABLE
 UniM Archit  720.959 DUMA    AVAILABLE
Uniform title L'architecture et ses modèles en Asie du sud-est. English.
Physical description 127 pages : illustrations, maps, ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This fascinating study of the development of architecture, and the impact in Southeast Asia of architectural models on that development, draws for its early examples primarily from surviving Hindu-Buddhist monuments in Cambodia and Java. Dumaray argues that, despite the fact that individual physical locations may merit innovation, new construction nevertheless tends to be constrained by pre-existing architectural models, whether appropriate to the new situation or otherwise, which are held within the collective consciousness of a given culture.
Other author Smithies, Michael, 1932-
Subject Architecture -- Southeast Asia.
Architectural design -- Southeast Asia.
ISBN 9745240273