Ainmanes of Kodagu

Ancestral Homes of Kodagu and their Socia-Cultural Significance

Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 215 mm x 180 mm
All colour;61 photographs & 11 maps, 276 pages, Flexiback
ISBN-10: 9383098430 | ISBN-13: 978-93-83098-43-9

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Ainmanes of Kodagu describes ainmanes, ancestral homes in Kodagu, and their socio-cultural significance. Ainmanes are architectural symbols of the heritage and culture of the people living in this distinctive district of Karnataka state in South India. The accompanying  photographs, maps and floor plans help us understand and appreciate why ainmanes are unique to Kodagu and regarded as ‘heritage buildings’.




Chinnappa Boverianda
Chinnappa Boverianda
Author

Equipped with a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Madras University) and masters in Industrial Engineering (Northwestern University, Illinois), Chinnappa Boverianda has worked in India, Sweden, Germany and Canada in various positions including directorship and consultancy. Along with his wife, he has translated into English the ‘Pattole Palame’ by Nadikerianda Chinnappa.

Nanjamma
Nanjamma
Author

Nanjamma pursued a career in statistics in various capacities such as, Survey Statistician and Director, Statistics Canada and Statistical Consultant to national and international agencies. In collaboration with her husband, has dedicated herself to the cause of the preservation of the language, architecture and culture of the native communities of Kodagu.