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Dravidian Architecture

Maniam PS
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If I am not mistaken I believe that Dravidian Architecture is the architecture of the South India. Let us discuss about what makes the Dravidian Architecture unique in its form.

Posted On : 05/08/09 1:16:28 AM

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Darshil Jal daru khanewala
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The evolution of Dravidian art and sculpture was primarily concentrated in South India. It had emerged in these parts of India thousand years ago. The architecture was mainly patronized by the Pallava, Pandava, Nayakkar, Chola, Chalukya, Hoysalas, Rashtrakutas and Vijayanagara kingdoms. the unique feature of this architecture is the abundant use of re the vimanams manadapas gopurams pillars and pillared halls or Chaultris. these things were introduced through this architecture

Posted On : 05/08/09 10:16:57 PM

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Abhi Tripathi
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This style has produced number of magnificient buildings. the indian history of architecture divides the Dravidian architecture into 5 architectural growth period namely 1. Pallava Period, 2. Chola Period, 3. Pandava Period, 4. Vijayanagara Period and 5. Nayakkar Period. each of this period offered something or the other to amplify the matchless identity of dravidian architecture. . Pallavas introduced the technique of building in stone .. the rock cut temples are the grat examples. Period of Chola domination was the golden age for Dravidian Architecture. The temples built during this period include large ones such as Grate Temple of Thanjavur.

Posted On : 05/08/09 11:14:24 PM

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Chetan Juneja
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Dravidian architecture was a style of architecture that emerged thousands of years. It mainly concentrated in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent. The pyramid shaped temples which are dependent on intricate carved stone and the intricate designs to create steps statues of deities, warriors, kings, and dancers are the unique features of this architecture.

Posted On : 05/11/09 2:42:24 AM

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can anyone explain me why it is called as dravidian architecture

Posted On : 01/12/11 5:10:07 AM

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Dipen Guha
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The earliest examples of the Dravidian style are the rock-cut temple known as Dharmaraja-ratha at Mamallapuram and the structural temples at Kanchi known as Kailashanatha and the Vaikuntha Perumal --all built by the Pallava kings. The first is a monolithic structure which along with six others on the same site are known as the seven rathas or Pagodas and show the ingenuity of the Pallava artists.

Posted On : 01/26/11 10:28:09 AM

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