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Stupa and Swastika

A Study on the Planning Principles of Patan, Kathmandu Valley

Pant Mohan ; Funo Shuji


Asia
Nepal
Kathmandu
architettura

Anno - Date de Parution

2007

Pagine - Pages

288

Lingua - language - langue

eng


Stupa and Swastika  

Indice e argomenti trattati
List of Figures
vii
List of Plates
xi
List of Tables
xii
Acknowledgements xiii
Preface xv
PART I. PATAN AND KATHMANDU VALLEY TOWNS
Introduction
3
Patan: Legends and History
28
PART II. THE SETTLEMENT OF COMMUNITIES
Community and Neighborhoods
41
Neighborhood Quarters I: Buddhist Monasteries
57
Neighborhood Quarters II: Jyapu Community Quarters
70
PART III. SPATIAL ORDER: THE ANCIENT SYSTEM OF MEASURE AND PLANNING MODULES
The Layout of Courtyard Settlement Quarters
83
Patterns of Plot Divisions
98
Palace Courtyards and the Palace Squares
119
The Buddhist Monastery Architecture
140
PART IV. THE FOUR STUPAS AND THE PLANNING GRID OF PATAN
The Four Stupas
157
The Four Stupas and Settlement Grid
167
Conclusion
188
Appendices
Appendix 1. The Town of Thimi, Kathmandu Valley
195
Appendix 2. From Indus Valley to Kathmandu Valley: The Journey of the Indus Grid in Town Planning
207
Notes 223
Glossary 241
Bibliography 247
Index