Archive for the ‘Architectural History’ Category

Inca Metronomy – An Intersection of Cultural Elements

Sacsayhuaman (photo courtesy of Kim McQuarrie) By Douglas McElwain – Inca measurements are systematic as they apply to architecture and quipu knot structures....

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The Historic Temples of Bagan in Burma (Myanmar)

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma), a monk walks by temples (Photo courtesy of National Geographic Images) By Catherine Clover –  From the air, the Irrawaddy River stretches...

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The House That Silk Built: Jim Thompson’s Residence on the Klong – A True Bangkok Gem

  Jim Thomson silk pillow (Image courtesy of zengarine.com) By Catherine Clover –   Bangkok, Thailand, is a city with many interesting wats, or temples,...

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