Architecture
A Visual Interpretation of Photos taken from
the Basel Mission Picture Archive
by Rahul Mehrotra & Sharada Dwivedi

OVERVIEW


CHAPTER 1 - Bungalow:
> Intro
> British adaptation
> Inspiration
> Bungalow Architecture
> Compound
> Location and Siting
> Ensuring Privacy: the Verandah
> Colonial Culture
> The bungalow in Indian hill-stations
> Global spread of the bungalow
> Contemporary state of bungalows
> End Note

CHAPTER 1 - Kannur or Cannanore:
> General Description and History
> Landscapes
> Churches, chapels, graveyards
> Mission houses and bungalows
> Industries and factories
> Mission shops and offices
> Schools, hospitals, sanitoria and other institutions
> Miscellaneous

CHAPTER 2 - Temples - Calicut:
> Calicut
> Basel Mission Churches
> Education
> Malabar Christian College, Calicut

CHAPTER 2 - Temples -Temples & Pagodas:
> Intro
> Confucianism
> Taoism
> Buddhism
> Pagodas

CHAPTER 2 - Temples -Hindu temples of India:
> Intro
> The Vastushastra and guilds
> South Indian temple towns Tamil Nadu
> Tanjore or Thanjavur
> The Pandyas and Gopurams
> Madurai
> Mahabalipuram
> Rameswaram
> Tirunelvelli
> Kanjeevaram
> Kumbakonam
> Tiruvannamallai

CHAPTER 3 - Mosques and Tombs:
> Islamic Mosques and Tombs
> Mosques abroad
> Tombs
> India
> Bijapur

CHAPTER 4 - Building Materials:
> Intro
> Thatched Roofs, houses of bark
> Palm Rib
> Timber-frame constructions
> Stone
> Bricks and Tiles
> Tile Factories
> Tileworks
> Tiled Roofs
> Lime Mortar

OVERVIEW
BUNGALOW
TEMPLES
MOSQUES AND TOMBS
BUILDING MATERIALS

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