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Type: Theses
Title: Recommendations and guidelines for designing Vietnamese Buddhist temples in Australia
Author: Nguyen, Thanh Cong
Issue Date: 1995
School/Discipline: Dept. of Architecture
Abstract: This thesis examines the design of Buddhist temples in traditional Vietnamese style and characteristics within the context of the Australian environment. The legends of the Buddha and his teaching are described with regard to the symbolism in temple components and the meaning of temple form. Buddhist temple architecture in Asia is examined. The study also compares Vietnamese pagodas with temples in China.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (M.Arch.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Architecture, 1995
Keywords: Architecture, Buddhist -- Australia; Architecture, Buddhist -- Vietnam; Buddhism; Temples, Buddhist -- Australia; Temples, Buddhist -- Vietnam
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