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    • Sinhalese Domestic Life In Space and Time 

      MacDougall, Robert D.; MacDougall, Bonnie G. (South Asia Program, Cornell University, 1977)
      This is a report on the content, organization and use of Sinhalese domestic space. It is based on research carried out in 1965 and 1968 in a contemporary but traditional community (hereafter called Rangama, a pseudonym) ...
    • Jantar Mantar: Architecture, Astronomy, and Solar Kingship in Princely India 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G. (The Cornell Journal of Architecture, 1996)
      The gigantic masonry astronomical instruments built by the Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur are among the most startling and visually compelling monuments in the entire Indian architectural record. The power of these astronomical ...
    • Sri Lalitha Navaratnam Maniadi Sastiram 

      M. R. Ry. Gopala Iyer (2007-10-23)
      The Sri Lalitha Navaratnam Manaiadi Sastiram is a work on housebuilding in prose from the Tamil speaking area of South India. It was compiled in 1914 and is said to be based on the teachings of the great sage Maya. It ...
    • Uluwahu Paenima (Sinhala) 

      Unknown author (2007-10-23)
      The Uluwahu Paenima is a undated popular liturgal manual written in Sinhala and circulated as an inexpensive chapbook for popular consumption in Sri Lanka. It contains verses and invocations to be recited in crossing the ...
    • Mayimataya (Sinhala) 

      Unknown (2007-10-23)
      The Mayimataya is a Sinhalese language work on housebuilding written by an unknown Sri Lankan author in 1837. It has become part of a modern language genre of housebuilding works circulated as inexpensive pamphlets or ...
    • Text into Form: Dwelling, Cosmos and Design Theory in Traditional South Asia 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G. (2008-03-31)
      This is a work on dwellings in India and Sri Lanka that draws on ethnographic work in the South Asian region as well as on housebuilding manuals that have been composed in the constituent cultures. The history of architecture ...
    • The Sinhala Maymataya, A Translation into English 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G. (2008-05-02)
      This is a translation into English by Bonnie G. MacDougall of the Mayimataya, a Sinhalese language work on housebuilding written by an unknown Sri Lankan author in 1837. The Sinhala Mayimataya is part of a modern language ...
    • The Uluwahu Paenima, A Translation into English 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G. (2008-05-02)
      This is a translation into English by Bonnie G. MacDougall of the Uluwahu Paenima, an undated popular liturgal manual written in Sinhala and circulated as an inexpensive chapbook for popular consumption in Sri Lanka. The ...
    • Sri Lalitha Navaratnam Manaiadi Sastiram, A Translation into English 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G.; Amarasingam, Christobelle (2008-05-02)
      This is a translation into English by Bonnie G. MacDougall and Christobelle Amarasingam of the Sri Lalitha Navaratnam Manaiadi Sastiram, a work on housebuilding in prose from the Tamil speaking area of South India. The ...
    • Collected Fictions: Some Masterpieces 

      Boletto, Ottavia; Zau, Christina; Judge-Tyson, Morgan; Lee, Ji Eun; Dmitrashchuk, Aleksandr; Munoz, Jorge Alberto; Ely, Catie; Yu, Linjun; Xu, Jicheng; Xu, Tianjun; Kim, Hyung Joon; Wei, Jiaying; Zhang, Yilin; Gil, Fabiana; Berenger, Robin; Rubin, Nicole; Wong, Andrew (AAP College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University, 2017)
      The Collected Fictions Project explores the blurry boundaries of our memory in understanding architecture masterpieces. The role of photography in massively disseminating those works is clear, as it is also in trying to ...
    • POLYBRICK 2.0: Bio-Integrative Load Bearing Structures 

      Lu, Yao; Birol, Eda Begum; Sekkin, Ege; Johnson, Colby; Moy, David; Islam, Yaseen; Sabin, Jenny (CUMINCAD, 2019-09-18)
      Natural load-bearing structures are characterized by aspects of specialized morphology, lightweight, adaptability, and a regenerative life cycle. PolyBrick 2.0 aims to learn from and apply these characteristics in the ...