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Jaipur City Palace, Rajasthan
The City Palace, Rajasthan

Habitat of the Kadu-Kuruba Tribals

Interior of Sheesh Mahal (glass palace), Rajasthan
Interior of Glass Palace
Rajasthan Picture Gallery
The Hawa Mahal (the wind palace), Jaipur

Marble roofs and arches of Rajasthan
Rajasthan Picture Gallery
Toda Temple
Toda temple with a curved roof

The Kalash of a Buddhist temple
Interior od Daria Daulat Palace
Elaborately painted walls of the Daria Daulat palace
The walls of Daria Daulat Bagh palace in Karnataka contain beautiful historic paintings.

Well Maintained Garden at the Entrance of Dariya Daulat
Town of Srirangapattana, near Mysore
Summer Palace of Tippu
Summer Palace of Tippu Sultan
View of the Garden from inside of Tippu's Summer Palace

Early Morning Art Outside a Tamilian Home
Daily morning art outside a Tamilian home

Painted Temple of Malagi

Sirsi Marikamba Temple
Hoysala Periof Pavilion
Pillared Pavilion
Hoysala Sculpture, Halebidu

Example of Hoysala Temple
Hoysala Temple Complex
Chandramahal Palace
The Chandramahal Palace, Jaipur

The Gonda Habitat with Country Tiles
Probably the House of the Village Chief.
Town of Jobner
A Typical Hut, Rajasthan
The town of Jobner

Interior of a Rajasthani Palace

Paintings on a Tribal Hut, Bhojpur
Notice the round tiles on the roof

A Temple of Madhya Pradesh

Entrance to Temple, Goa

Entrance to Mangeshi Temple
Houses of Common
Thatched Huts
The village of Kasarkod, 1984

Adivasi Habitat, Madhya Pradesh
Known as Manchal, this is the typical habitat of the tribals of Madhya Pradesh.
Indigenous Habitat

The Khetapai Temple of Bhaktal
Ramayan sculptures are found on its walls. The verandah is decorated with social themes. Notice the stone roof of the temple in Hoysala style.

A Siddi Habitat
The village of Sambrani in Uttara Kannada

A Devotee Offers Prayers at a Tiny, Roadside Temple

Temple Inside Temple Inside Temple
Deity placed within Tulasi at Gokarn Pratakal Muth, Goa
Pavilion of Mandu
Queen Roopamati's Pavilion
The Fort at Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

Barsur Temple
Madhya Pradesh

A Door in a Cancone Temple
Notice the geometrical patterns itched arc on the entrance

Designs Around a Temple Window
The village of Cancone, Goa

The Minaret of a Mosque
The village of Malgi, North Kanara, 1983

Two Roofs
A thatched roof and a tiled roof in the village of Hadolli
Modest Habitats of India

Home Improvement
A man working on his house, the town of Honavar, 1982

How India Gets Her Water
Man pulling water from a well with the help of a pulley and rope
House of Commons

Krishna Temple, Udupi

A Building at Shantiniketan Campus
Native Architecture
Arched Entrance to Temple
Stone Benches at the Temple Entrance
Konkan Coast, 1983

Decorated Entrance of Banavasi Temple
Banavasi Entrance
Pavilions of India
Pillared Pavilion, Srirangapattana

Home of a Basket Weaver
Villagers in front of their humble home. Notice the Rangoli in the front yard
Common Houses of India
Home Made from Woven Bamboo
Habitat of a Basket Weaver
The weavers have transformed their art of basketry into building homes as well

Twin Pavilions on the Westen Side of Nagayi Site
Nagayi Archeological Site, Gulbarga, Chalukyan period
Badami Chalukyan Architecture
Bangalore Summer Palace of Wodeyars
Bangalore Palace
Built in 1887 in European style of castles by Maharaja of Mysore, it houses beautiful carvings and paintings.
Rephotographed from a early 20th century photograph

Jain Pavilion on Top of a Mountain
Village of Hadolli, Karnataka
Pavillion of Hadolli Mountain
Indian Houses
Old Fashioned Indian House
Ancestral home of Jyotsna Burde in Kumta

Mogul Style Pavilion
Grandeur of Mogul Times
Indian Pavilions
A Decorated Pavilion in the Mysore Palace Complex
1985, Mysore

Kalyani Water Pond
Town of Melkote
Pond and Pavilion
Thatched Hut
A Hut in Bandipur Forest

Thatched Roof and Decorated Walls of a Hut
Notice the artwork on the walls and windows
Houses of India
House of Commons
A Poor Family's Habitat
Town of Haveri, Karnataka

 

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