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Later Central Asian Architecture

By |2018-04-16T10:37:26+00:00May 30th, 2017|Architecture, Central Asia|

Inside the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg (1700s AD) After 1500, architects in Central Asia divided into those who looked west, to Western Europe, for inspiration, those who looked south, to the Safavids and the Mughals, and those who looked east, to the Qing Dynasty in China. In the west, Russian czars and czarinas [...]