Created only from the mysterious black clay of the Bidri fort. Bidri is a silver or gold inlay technique used on black metal. Hyderabad's Bidri ware is a well-known Andhra Pradesh handicraft. The 'Bidri craft' is named after the Karnataka town of Bidar, where it began.
Design is a primary visual process that requires understanding all the senses. But because humans consume most of the information visually, here are the few design principles that manipulate us through design.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa is a famous painting which not only revolutionize use of colors and techniques but also inspired Cloud Debussy's famous orchestral work "La Mer". This article is about appreciating its journey from east to west, with its vivid awe inspiring beauty.
She is one of the most important sculptures found on the ancient site of Mohan Jo Daro from the Indus Valley Civilization.
The Abhisarika is the most famous and frequently illustrated of the eight heroine. As a storm rages, a woman bravely makes her way through a forest teeming with challenges to find her lover. The hurricane and the perilous terrain foreshadow the difficulty and passion of her upcoming encounter.
Christ Crowned with Thorns is the painting which was painted at the time of change, from staticism to dynamicism. It was looking ahead of time.
Bada Shanren was a Han Chinese painter of ink wash painting and a calligrapher. Art historians have named him as a brilliant painter of the period. This hub discuss a painting scroll made him and his philosophies through his work.
The foundation of Indian culture in art and architecture is 7000 years old but after British rule, independence of India the new India needed new leaders in the field of art and literature. So these are few of most renowned artist who set the foundation of contemporary art.
This article contains various terminology about prehistoric architecture.
DAYLIGHT Sky component External reflected component Internal reflected component DAYLIGHT FACTOR SKYLIGHT GROUNDLIGHT color rendering index Illumination Luminous intensity Luminous flux Efficacy Glare index Polar curve ...
In this agricultural country, the condition of the farmer is such that the government and bureaucrats have made the very survival of the farmers difficult. Small farmers in India have their dept due to crop failure sometimes caused by unpredictable rainfall.
Incan architecture is the most significant pre-Columbian architecture in South America.The famous royal estate of Machu Picchu (Machu Pikchu) is a surviving example of Inca architecture.
Church architecture refers to the architecture of Christian church buildings. It has evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion. Given below are the fundamental features which are used in church architecture.
Here is a list of the fundamental elements of the architecture of forts and castles during the medieval period.
India has many chapters in history, in every other chapter, it is called by different names by its diverse people. India has diverse culture twenty- two different languages and seven hundred and twenty dialects, each one calling in there own style. Learn how it started....
Ancient Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but differed from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.
The Terminologies covered in this section is:Greek architecture,Orders,Ionic order,Doric Order,Corinthian,Architrave,Caryatid,Capital,Architrave,Shaft, Acroterion, Echinus, Abacus, Sima...and more.
List of terms covered in this article are: Mastaba, stepped pyramid, obelisks , serdab, battered walls, pylon towers, propylon, pyramids, covetto, cornices, lotus, papyrus palm and more.
Urban economics, Conurbation, Bid rent theory, Concentric zone model, Sector model, Core frame model, Multiple nuclei model, Central Place Theory, Transect, Euclidean zoning, Linear city, Activity centre , Central business district, Town centre,...
Arcology, Gestalt ,Ekistics, Ecumenopolis, Principles of intelligent urbanism, Transit Oriented Development, Permaculture , Ergonomics, Biomimetics, Urban design , Garden city movement, Smart growth, Walkability, Urban planning, Green-collar worker,...
Tillya tepe, Tillia tepe or Tillā tapa or (literally "Golden Hill" or "Golden Mound") is an archaeological site in the northern Afghanistan province of Jowzjan near Sheberghan.
Flat Arch/ Jack Arch/Straight Arch/Straight Gauged Arch French Arch/Dutch Arch/ Slanted Arch/ Skewback Arch. Triangular Arch Segmental Arch Round Arch Roman Arch Equilateral Arch Horseshoe Arch/ Moorish arch/ Keyhole arch ...
These are some common terminologies which appear frequently in Architecture Exam. These are jquick introduction to the subject.This section covers terminologies related to climatology and Urban Climatology
PINNACLE FLYING BUTTRESS OCULUS VAULT CLERESTORY TRANSVERSE ARCH ARCH TRUMEAU TYMPANUM ARCHIVOLT SPANDREL LINTEL VOUSSOIR KEYSTONE SPRINGER JAMB JAMB STATUE Pinnacle, in architecture, vertical ornament of pyramidal...
ART ARCHITECTURE ENVIRONMENT DESIGN CITY PLANNING INTERIOR DESIGN SPACE PLANNING ANTHROPOMETRICS LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE URBAN DESIGN BLOBITECTURE EDIFICE HIGH RISE PAVILION FENESTRATION PILOTI ATRIUM LOGGIA ROTUNDA...