Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture

Illustration

Muhammad Bin Naveed
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published on 04 June 2015

A wall panel recreated using typical materials and decorative techniques at Quaid-e-Azam University to showcase Gandharan Architecture for students. The panel contains a structural wall created using typical small diaper masonry, with some dressed elements and decorative elements in tufa rock and layered with plaster which was used to add final details and finish. The work was undertaken by local craftsmen from Taxila who have been working with the same material for centuries.

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Muhammad Bin Naveed
Architect with a passion from Archaeology from Pakistan. Doing what I can to spread knowledge through this wonderful platform.

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Naveed, M. B. (2015, June 04). Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3899/reconstruction-of-gandharan-architecture/

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Naveed, Muhammad Bin. "Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3899/reconstruction-of-gandharan-architecture/.

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Naveed, Muhammad Bin. "Reconstruction of Gandharan Architecture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2015. Web. 05 Oct 2022.

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