Architecture

Archaeology reveals the history of architecture, or the art and science of designing buildings.

The study of archiecture often coincides with archaeology, since many archaeological finds in Southeast Asia are related to ancient temple structures (such as Angkor Wat, Borobudur, and the Cham Towers), but also bridges, wallsfortifications and buildings from the colonial period.

To cite this page: Tan, Noel Hidalgo (2021, Updated 6 April 2022) Architecture. Southeast Asian Archaeology. Available at: https://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/architecture/

Recommended Books

There are a numerous books relevant to ancient architecture. The list below is my personal recommendation based on what I have in my library or have read, and are easily available. These are affiliate links and I may receive a commission if you click on them and make a purchase. But also remember there are some local-language publications that are not available in the internet. For other sources of reliable academic information, you should also check out the books page for latest releases and the occassional free book, as well as the journals page for the latest scientific research.

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The Javanese Candi: Function and Meaning (Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology, Vol 17)
The Javanese Candi: Function and Meaning (Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology, Vol 17)
Hardcover Book; Soekmono (Author); English (Publication Language); 162 Pages - 08/01/1997 (Publication Date) - Brill (Publisher)
−$65.44 $144.56
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The Golden Lands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam (Architecture of the Buddhist World, 1)
The Golden Lands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam (Architecture of the Buddhist World, 1)
Hardcover Book; Lall, Vikram (Author); English (Publication Language); 280 Pages - 09/02/2014 (Publication Date) - Abbeville Press (Publisher)
−$16.64 $78.36
พระราชวังบางปะอิน = Bang Pa-In Palace: Ayutthaya, Thailand
พระราชวังบางปะอิน = Bang Pa-In Palace: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Hardcover Book; Thai (Publication Language); 295 Pages - 05/25/2022 (Publication Date) - Thai Watana Press Co. (Publisher)
$199.99
Buddhist Temples of Thailand: A Visual Journey Through Thailand’s 42 Most Historic Wats
Buddhist Temples of Thailand: A Visual Journey Through Thailand’s 42 Most Historic Wats
Hardcover Book; Cummings, Joe (Author); English (Publication Language)
$60.00
Architecture (Indonesian Heritage, Vol. 6) (The Indonesian Heritage Series)
Architecture (Indonesian Heritage, Vol. 6) (The Indonesian Heritage Series)
illustrations; bibliography; index; Hardcover Book; English (Publication Language); 142 Pages - 08/28/2003 (Publication Date) - Archipelago Press (Publisher)
$83.95
Architecture and its Models in South-East Asia
Architecture and its Models in South-East Asia
Jacques Dumarcay (Author); English (Publication Language); 132 Pages - 07/24/2006 (Publication Date) - Orchid Press (Publisher)
$17.00
Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities)
Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities)
Amazon Kindle Edition; Beynon, Dr David (Author); English (Publication Language); 249 Pages - 06/28/2014 (Publication Date) - Ashgate (Publisher)
$56.95
A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation
A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation
Hardcover Book; Chapman, William R. (Author); English (Publication Language); 376 Pages - 07/31/2013 (Publication Date) - University of Hawaii Press (Publisher)
$59.00

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