Profile picture of davide puzzo
Profile picture of Kiss From The World
Profile picture of Lilly
Profile picture of Keith Kellett
Profile picture of Maria
Profile picture of Dharmendra Chahar
Profile picture of Shane Cameron
Profile picture of Subho Das
Profile picture of South Africa Tours
Profile picture of Krishnakant Vishwakarma
Profile picture of Pandorasdiary
Profile picture of Tracy A. Burns
Profile picture of Camel Trip Morocco
Profile picture of Aditi Roy
Profile picture of Maite González
Profile picture of Sara
Profile picture of Anirban Chatterjee
Profile picture of Tara
Profile picture of Meg Stivison
Profile picture of sakrecubes Cubes
Profile picture of Catherine McGee
001_India_yws_citta_Window_to_another_world_Kiss_From_The_World_travel_and_people_magazine

Window to another world

A blue sky in Delhi is a rarity, and I certainly hit the jackpot. Indo-Islamic architecture is something else, isn’t it? Pictured is the sandstone façade of an interior building within the Purana Qila (Old Fort) complex. The Medieval equivalent of a bay window (on the left) is capped with a half-chattri (umbrella, or in this case, awning). Above, drain spouts prevented seepage during the monsoon, and the windows and tiny vents (some, perhaps shaped like tiny arches?) let in summer breezes.

 


COUNTRY

YEAR




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to toolbar