Vastu-shastra (2): Town Planning

by D. N. Shukla | 1960 | 29,408 words | ISBN-10: 8121506115 | ISBN-13: 9788121506113

Summary: This book deals with Vastu-Shastra (Indian architecture), the second part: Canons of Town Planning. This part details the construction and planning of various types of towns, villages and forts in ancient India. Chapters include the origin and growth of India towns, Road and Folk planning, and the beautification of towns, with references to various sources of Vastu-shastra, such as the Samarangana-sutradhara.

Source 1: exoticindiaart.com
Source 2: archive.org

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