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  • ARCHITECTURE OF THE BUDDHIST WORLD

    THE GOLDEN LANDS

    CONNECT AND DISCOVER MORE ONLINE

    by Vikram LallPublished by JF Publishing in partnership with Abbeville Press

    A r c h i t e c t u r e o f t h e B u d d h i s t W o r l d

    T HE GOLDEN

    L AND SV I K R A M L A L L

    C a m b o d i a , I n d o n e s i a , L a o s

    M ya n m a r , T h a i l a n d & V i e t n a m

    The Golden Lands, released September 2014, is the f irst book in the series and covers the history and architecture of important Buddhist sites in Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Indonesia.

    Featuring newly modelled, detailed architectural diagrams.

    ABOUT THE SERIESThis is the first ever book series focusing solely on the architecture of Buddhism, exploring historical and modern sites across the world. In large format, abundantly illustrated with new photography and unique architectural diagrams, these books will delight readers already interested in architectural interpretation and the arts of Buddhism, while exciting new generations of travellers and historians.

    SITES FEATURED IN DETAIL: Myanmar: Manuha; Pitaka Taik; Nan Hpaya; Ananda; Shwezigon; Somingyi. Vietnam: Dau Pagoda; But Thap; Chua Mot Cot; Thay Temple. Indonesia: Borobudur; Candi Mendut; Candi Kalasan; Candi Sewu. Cambodia: Preah Khan; Ta Prohm; Neak Pean. Thailand: Wat Phra Si Sanphet; Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya; Wat Mahathat; Wat Arun; Wat Suthat; Wat Hong Ratanaram.Laos: Vat Mai; Vat Xieng Thong; Tat Luang.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR Vikram Lall is a partner and the principal architect of Lall & Associates, a leading architectural firm in New Delhi. Also a teacher and scholar, he has lectured on architectural history and theory at institutions worldwide. The present series represents the summation of his twenty-five years of intensive research into Buddhist architecture.Meet the author in our London book signing events: 1st September the V&A Museum Bookshop; 3rd September the Buddhist Society, Ecclestone Square; 4th September the RIBA Bookshop, Portland Place. Please check our website for event details.

    ORDERING THE BOOK Published September 2014; Hardcover, 280 pages; More than 300 full-color illustrations. ISBN: 978-0-7892-1194-1 (N America, Europe) and 978-967-0138-03-9 (International / Direct) Distributed in the USA and Canada by Abbeville, RRP $95.00; in the UK by Perseus 60.00 Available in all good bookshops; or order online direct from the publisher. Institutional discounts available for multiple orders: please enquire - golden-lands-book@architectureofbuddhism.com

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