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The third , fourth , and fifth chapters explain the nature and qualities of the soil on
which buildings should be erected — such as temples , palaces , and private
dwelling - houses for the several classes of people . The sixth contains rules and
... dwelling - houses , is contained in other works , professedly written on civil
architecture : t but as these books are not at present to be met with , it has been
thought advisable to restrict this research to religious architecture . I now proceed
to a ...
It may contain twelve , twenty - four , fifty , one hundred and eight , three hundred
or more houses . The smallest , or that which contains twelve houses , is called
ásrama , hermitage , and ought to be situated near mountains and forests , for the
Private houses or mansions may consist of from one to nine stories , but this is to
be determined according to the rank of the persons for whom they are built . The
lower classes of people must on no account construct their houses of more than ...
It was ornamented with palaces of exquisite workmanship , lofty as mountains ,
and enriched with jewels , abounding with beautiful houses consisting of several
stories , and it shone like Indra's heaven . It was crowded with tributary princes ...
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.