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Great Mosque, Cordoba • Alhambra, Granada• Real Alcazar, Seville • Haghia Sophia • Suleymaniye Mosque • Rustem Paşa Mosque • Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Mosque Blue Mosque • Nithmalji’s Haveli • Patwon ki Haveli • Modhera Sun Temple • Ranakpur Jain Temple • Rani ni Vav • Adalaj Vav Lake Palace Udaipur • Jaipur Observatory • Taj Mahal • Lakshman Temple, Khajuraho • Bangkok Grand Palace • Angkor Wat • Ta Prohm, Angkor Bayon, Angkor • Yakushi-ji, Nara •Ryoan-ji, Kyoto • Himeji-jo • Katsura, Kyoto • Sento Gosho, Kyoto • Shisen-do, Kyoto Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa • Tofuku-ji, Kyoto • Water Temple, Awaji • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa • Shizuoka Building, Tokyo • Mikimoto & Tod’s, Tokyo

Great Mosque, Cordoba • Alhambra, Granada• Real Alcazar, Seville • Haghia Sophia • Süleymaniye Mosque • Rüstem Paşa Mosque • Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Mosque Blue Mosque • Nithmalji’s Haveli • Patwon ki Haveli • Modhera Sun Temple • Ranakpur Jain Temple • Rani ni Vav • Adalaj Vav Lake Palace Udaipur • Jaipur Observatory • Taj Mahal • Lakshman Temple, Khajuraho • Bangkok Grand Palace • Angkor Wat • Ta Prohm, Angkor Bayon, Angkor • Yakushi-ji, Nara •Ryoan-ji, Kyoto • Himeji-jo, 1577-1609 • Katsura, Kyoto • Sento Gosho, Kyoto • Shisen-do, Kyoto Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa • Tofuku-ji, Kyoto • Water Temple, Awaji • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa • Shizuoka Building, Tokyo • Mikimoto & Tod’s, Tokyo


Great Mosque, Cordoba, started 785


Great Mosque, Cordoba, started 785, plan showing additions in 962-66


Great Mosque, Cordoba, started 785


Great Mosque, Cordoba, plan and section of arcade and vaulting at mihrab, 966


Great Mosque, Cordoba, vaulting adjacent to mihrab, 966


Great Mosque, Cordoba, vaulting at mihrab


Great Mosque, Cordoba, mosaic at mihrab


Real Alcazar, Seville, 1364, Patio de las Doncellas


Real Alcazar, Seville


Real Alcazar, Seville


Salon de Embajadores, 1427


Tile patterns from the Real Alcazar, Seville


Alhambra, Granada, started 1365; at left the Court of the Myrtles.


Entrance to the Hall of the Ambassadors from the Court of the Myrtles


Court of the Lions


Hall of the Two Sisters


Left: Hall of the Abencerrajes

Generalife, Granada, Patio de la Acequia


Generalife, Granada


Istanbul, with S端leymaniye Mosque at center


Haghia Sophia, Ayasofya, 537


S端leymaniye Mosque, 1550-57


S端leymaniye Mosque, 1550-57


S端leymaniye Mosque, 1550-57


Rüstem Paşa Mosque, 1561


Iznik tiles from Rüstem Paşa Mosque


Sokollu Mehmet PaĹ&#x;a Mosque, 1572


Blue Mosque, Sultan Ahmet Camii, 1609-1616


Nithmalji’s Haveli, 1855, Jaisalmer


Nithmalji’s Haveli, 1855, Jaisalmer, courtyard


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Patwon ki Haveli, 1805-1855


Modhera Sun Temple, 1026


Modhera Sun Temple, 1026


Modhera Sun Temple, 1026


Modhera Sun Temple, 1026


Modhera Sun Temple, 1026


Ranakpur Jain Temple, c. 1450


Ranakpur Jain Temple, c. 1450


Ranakpur Jain Temple, c. 1450


Ranakpur Jain Temple, c. 1450


Ranakpur Jain Temple, c. 1450


Adalaj Vav Step Well, 1499, Gujurat, entrance


Adalaj Vav Step Well, 1499, Gujurat


Adalaj Vav Step Well, 1499, Gujurat


Adalaj Vav Step Well, 1499, Gujurat


Adalaj Vav Step Well, 1499, Gujurat


Rani ni Vav, c. 1063, Gujurat


Rani ni Vav, c. 1063, Gujurat


Udaipur City Palace


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Lake Palace, Jag Niwas, Udaipur, 1734-1751


Jaipur Observatory Jantar Mantar 1728-1734


Jaipur Observatory Jantar Mantar 1728-1734


Jaipur Observatory Jantar Mantar 1728-1734


Amber Fort, Jaipur, 1592-1667, details of Jali screens

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi, 1565


Taj Mahal, 1631-1643, entrance gateway

Taj Mahal, 1631-1643, site plan


Lakshmana Temple, 950, Khajuraho


Lakshmana Temple, 950, Khajuraho


Kandariya Mahadev Temple, 1025-1050, Khajuraho


Bangkok: Grand Palace and Wat Phrat Kaeo, started 1782


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150 (with students from Siem Reap University)


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150, elevation and plan


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150


Angkor Wat, 1113-1150


Ta Prohm, Angkor, 1186


Ta Prohm, Angkor, 1186


Entrance gate into royal precinct, Angkor Thom

Bayon, Angkor, 1181-1220


Bayon, Angkor, 1181-1220


Yakushi-ji, Nara, 730

Shizuoka Building, Tokyo, 1967, Kenzo Tange, Architect


Views of Tokyo looking south to Shinbashi from Ginza: day

Views of Tokyo looking south to Shinbashi from Ginza: night


Ryoan-ji, Kyoto, 1499


Katsura,1620-1645: bamboo fence


Katsura,1620-1645


Katsura,1620-1645


Katsura,1620-1645


Above: interior of teahouse, Katsura Imperial Villa,1620-1645 Below: interior Shugaku-in, Imperial Villa, 1659-82

Sento Gosho, Retired Emperor’s Villa, 1634


Shisen-do, Kyoto, 1636


Himeji-jo, 1577-1609


Tofuku-ji, Kyoto, 1939


Water Temple, Awaji, 1991, Tadao Ando, Architect


21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, 2004, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, SANAA

Top left: artist-designed carts to drive around museum; right the “Swimming Pool” Bottom right, Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, c. 1650


Top: Tod’s, 2004, Bottom; Mikimoto, 2005, Toyo Ito, Architect


Architectural Encounters

Great Mosque, Cordoba • Alhambra, Granada• Real Alcazar, Seville • Haghia Sophia • Süleymaniye Mosque • Rüstem Paşa Mosque • Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Mosque Blue Mosque • Nithmalji’s Haveli • Patwon ki Haveli • Modhera Sun Temple • Ranakpur Jain Temple • Rani ni Vav • Adalaj Vav Lake Palace Udaipur • Jaipur Observatory • Taj Mahal • Lakshman Temple, Khajuraho • Bangkok Grand Palace • Angkor Wat • Ta Prohm, Angkor Bayon, Angkor • Yakushi-ji, Nara •Ryoan-ji, Kyoto • Himeji-jo, 1577-1609 • Katsura, Kyoto • Sento Gosho, Kyoto • Shisen-do, Kyoto Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa • Tofuku-ji, Kyoto • Water Temple, Awaji • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa • Shizuoka Building, Tokyo • Mikimoto & Tod’s, Tokyo

East-West Architectural Encounters  

A photo-essay looking at non-Western architecture, arranged from west to east.

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