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Stupa and Swastika

A Study on the Planning Principles of Patan Kathmandu Valley

Stupa and Swastika examines urban structures in the city of Patan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley. The religious architecture and overall design of the city illustrate the connection between Buddhist symbolism and South Asian concepts of urban design in the Indus Valley, and suggest links with Southeast Asia.

268 pages | 6 x 9

Asian Studies: South Asia

Geography: Urban Geography

Sociology: General Sociology

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