Solar Azimuths in the Planning of a Nur Jahan's Charbagh

Solar Azimuths in the Planning of a Nur Jahan's Charbagh

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Author(s): Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.353 528 1208 8-10 Volume 2 - Dec 2013

Abstract

A charbagh garden, the Dilkusha Charbagh, located near the town of Shahdara Bagh in Lahore, Pakistan, was created by the Mughal empress Nur Jahan. At the center of the garden, it was built the mausoleum of her husband, the emperor Jahangir. The paper discusses this charbagh and its planning according with solar azimuths.

Keywords

Satellite Maps, Solar Orientation, Mughal Architecture, Charbagh

References

  1. A.C. Sparavigna, The Gardens of Taj Mahal and the Sun, The International Journal of Sciences, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 11, Pages 104-107
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  9. A.C. Sparavigna, Sunrise and Sunset Azimuths in the Planning of Ancient Chinese Towns, The International Journal of Sciences, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 11, Pages 52-59

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