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Professor Soumyen Bandyopadhyay BArch, MArch, PhD

Sir James Stirling Chair in Architecture Architecture

Publications

2021

Exploring the role of strategic environmental assessment in cultural heritage tourism planning: a case study of the Srirangapatna-Mysore region in India (Journal article)

Jha-Thakur, U., Khosravi, F., Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., Magedera, I., & Garikipati, S. (2021). Exploring the role of strategic environmental assessment in cultural heritage tourism planning: a case study of the Srirangapatna-Mysore region in India. IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND PROJECT APPRAISAL, 39(2), 138-150. doi:10.1080/14615517.2020.1841595

DOI: 10.1080/14615517.2020.1841595

Misfat al-‘Abriyin, Oman. Designing for Sustainable Heritage Tourism Development: Master Plan and Implementation (Design)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Quattrone, G., & Briguglio, C. (2020). Misfat al-‘Abriyin, Oman. Designing for Sustainable Heritage Tourism Development: Master Plan and Implementation [Drawn output, using various digital drawing and visualisation media].

2019

Herbert Baker, New Delhi and the Reception of the Classical Tradition (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Chauhan, S. (2019). Herbert Baker, New Delhi and the Reception of the Classical Tradition. In N. Temple, A. Piotrowski, & J. M. Heredia (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture. London: Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

2017

Adaptive Reuse of a Merchant House in Salalah, Oman (Design)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Quattrone, G., & Briguglio, C. (2017). Adaptive Reuse of a Merchant House in Salalah, Oman [Digital drawn material]. Retrieved from https://issuu.com/archiam/docs/brochures_ghassani_house

2016

Site and Composition: Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism (Book)

Aldallal, E., AlWaer, H., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2016). Site and Composition: Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315730370

DOI: 10.4324/9781315730370

Al-Hamra: Misfat al-Abriyin Tourism Development Plan (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., & Goffriller, M. (2016). Al-Hamra: Misfat al-Abriyin Tourism Development Plan: Al-Hamra: Misfat al-Abriyin Tourism Development Plan.

Architecture on the Fringes: Between the Seas and Sands of Oman. (Exhibition)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Goffriller, M., Campolo, D., & Briguglio, C. (2016, March 3). Architecture on the Fringes: Between the Seas and Sands of Oman. [Exhibition]. Cambridge (MA): The Aga Khan Documentation Centre, MIT. Cambridge (MA): MIT.. Retrieved from http://archnet.org/

2015

Traces of Buddhist architecture in Gupta and post-Gupta Bengal: Evidence from inscriptions and literature (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Reza, M. H., & Mowla, Q. A. (2015). Traces of Buddhist architecture in Gupta and post-Gupta Bengal: Evidence from inscriptions and literature. Journal of Eurasian Studies, 7(3), 9-19.

Chinese porcelains and the decorations of Omani mihrabs (Journal article)

Goffriller, M., Hongjiao, M., Bandyopadhyay., & Henderson, J. (2015). Chinese porcelains and the decorations of Omani mihrabs. Proceedings for the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 45, 123-138. Retrieved from https://www.archiam.co.uk/

2014

Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Bahla Fort and Oasis World Heritage Site, Dakhiliyah Governorate (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., Goffriller, M., & Reza, H. (2014). Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Bahla Fort and Oasis World Heritage Site, Dakhiliyah Governorate: Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Bahla Fort and Oasis World Heritage Site, Dakhiliyah Governorate.

Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Fanja, Bidbid Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., Goffriller, M. S., & Reza, H. (2014). Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Fanja, Bidbid Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate: Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Fanja, Bidbid Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate.

Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Yemen, Izki Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., Goffriller, M., & Reza, H. (2014). Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Yemen, Izki Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate: Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat al-Yemen, Izki Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate.

Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat as-Saybani, Birkat al-Mawz Oasis World Heritage Site (Aflaj Irrigation System), Dakhiliyah Governorate (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., & Reza, H. (2014). Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat as-Saybani, Birkat al-Mawz Oasis World Heritage Site (Aflaj Irrigation System), Dakhiliyah Governorate.

Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat as-Sulayf, ‘Ibri Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate (Report)

Quattrone, G., Bandyopadhyay, S., Goffriller, M., & Reza, H. (2014). Documentation and Heritage Management and Development Plan. Harat as-Sulayf, ‘Ibri Oasis, Dakhiliyah Governorate.

2013

Architecture, Architect and the Recessive Nature of Technology: The Work of Laurie Baker in India (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2013). Architecture, Architect and the Recessive Nature of Technology: The Work of Laurie Baker in India. In The Territories of Identity: Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization (pp. 42-54). Routledge.

The Territories of Identity Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization (Book)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Montiel, G. G. (2013). The Territories of Identity Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization. Routledge.

In times of war: Typological and morphological characteristics of dwellings in Harat al-Yemen in Izki, Oman (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Quattrone, G., & Al-Abri, H. N. (2013). In times of war: Typological and morphological characteristics of dwellings in Harat al-Yemen in Izki, Oman. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 43, 27-46.

2011

Manah: Omani Oasis, Arabian Legacy; architecture and social history of an Omani Oasis settlement. (Book)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011). Manah: Omani Oasis, Arabian Legacy; architecture and social history of an Omani Oasis settlement.. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

2010

The Humanities in Architectural Design A Contemporary and Historical Perspective (Book)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Lomholt, J., Temple, N., & Tobe, R. (2010). The Humanities in Architectural Design A Contemporary and Historical Perspective. Routledge.

2008

(With Jackson, I.) Nek Chand's Rock Garden and Le Corbusier in Chandigarh: reconsidering the primitive (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Jackson, I. (2008). (With Jackson, I.) Nek Chand's Rock Garden and Le Corbusier in Chandigarh: reconsidering the primitive. South African Journal of Art History, 22(2), 115-126.

Tempering Architecture: Design Thinking in a Globalised Culture (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2008). Tempering Architecture: Design Thinking in a Globalised Culture. Abacus.

2007

(With Temple, N.) Contemplating the Unfinished: Architectural Drawing and the Fabricated Ruin (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Temple, N. (2007). (With Temple, N.) Contemplating the Unfinished: Architectural Drawing and the Fabricated Ruin. In M. Frascari, J. Hale, & B. Starkey (Eds.), From Models to Drawings: On Representation in Architecture (pp. 10). London: Routledge.

Contemplating the Unfinished: Architectural Drawing, Fabricated Ruin and the Digital World (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Temple, N. (2007). Contemplating the Unfinished: Architectural Drawing, Fabricated Ruin and the Digital World. Architectural Research Quarterly.

From Another World! A Possible Buyid Origin of the Decorated Mihrab of Central Oman? (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2007). From Another World! A Possible Buyid Origin of the Decorated Mihrab of Central Oman?. In E. Olijdam, & E. al (Eds.), Intercultural Relations between South and Southeast Asia, Studies in Commemoration of E.C.L. During Caspers (1934-1966) (pp. 11). Oxford: Archaeopress.

Introduction and Conclusion (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Temple, N. (2007). Introduction and Conclusion. In N. Temple, & S. Bandyopadhyay (Eds.), Reflections on Architectural Research and Building Work. London: Black Dog Publishing.

Muscat Urban Renewal Master Plan (Report)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Consulting Engineering Services CES., & Oman, L. L. C. (2007). Muscat Urban Renewal Master Plan. Muscat: Muscat Municipality.

The Foreigner, Situated Moments and Topographic Healing (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2007). The Foreigner, Situated Moments and Topographic Healing. In N. Temple, & S. Bandyopadhyay (Eds.), Thinking Practice: Architectural Research in Studio Teaching and Building Work (pp. 12). London: Black Dog Publishing.

The collection, the ruin and the theatre: architecture, sculpture and landscape in Nek Chand's Rock Garden, Chandigarh (Book)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Jackson, I. (2007). The collection, the ruin and the theatre: architecture, sculpture and landscape in Nek Chand's Rock Garden, Chandigarh. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Thinking Practice: Reflections on Architectural Research and Building Work (Book)

Temple, N., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (Eds.) (2007). Thinking Practice: Reflections on Architectural Research and Building Work. London: Black Dog Publishing.

2006

Interpretation of Heritage Sites and Assessing Cultural Significance: the Enclosed Zara' of Harat al-Bilad (Manah Oasis) (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2006). Interpretation of Heritage Sites and Assessing Cultural Significance: the Enclosed Zara' of Harat al-Bilad (Manah Oasis). In UNESCO World Heritage Centre (Ed.), Conservation of Earthen Structures in the Arab States (pp. 75-87). Grenoble: CRATerreENSAG.

The deconstructed courtyard: dwellings of central Oman (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2006). The deconstructed courtyard: dwellings of central Oman. In B. Edwards, M. Sibley, M. Hakmi, & P. Land (Eds.), Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future (pp. 109-121). Abingdon & New York: Taylor & Francis.

2005

Bahla Fort and Oasis World Heritage Site Management Plan (Report)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Atkins International, W. S. (2005). Bahla Fort and Oasis World Heritage Site Management Plan. Muscat: Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Oman.

Diversity in unity: an analysis of settlement structure of Harat al-'Aqr, Nizwa (Oman) (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2005). Diversity in unity: an analysis of settlement structure of Harat al-'Aqr, Nizwa (Oman). Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 35, 19-36.

Muscat Urban Plan: Approach and Scope (Report)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2005). Muscat Urban Plan: Approach and Scope. Muscat: Diwan of Royal Court, Oman.

Problematic Aspect of Synthesis and Interpretation in the Study of Traditional Omani Built Environment (Chapter)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2005). Problematic Aspect of Synthesis and Interpretation in the Study of Traditional Omani Built Environment. In T. Shakur (Ed.), Cities in Transition: Transforming the Global Built Environment (pp. 15-30). Altrincham: Open House Press.

2004

Development of Al ¿Aqr Traditional Area, Nizwa (Report)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Consulting Engineering Services. (2004). Development of Al ¿Aqr Traditional Area, Nizwa. Muscat: Ministry of Regional Municipalities, Oman.

Harat al-Bilad (Manah): Tribal pattern, settlement structure and architecture (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2004). Harat al-Bilad (Manah): Tribal pattern, settlement structure and architecture. Journal of Oman Studies, 13, 183-263.

Muscat Ceremonial Route: Design Appraisal (Report)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2004). Muscat Ceremonial Route: Design Appraisal. Muscat: Diwan of Royal Court, Oman.

2003

The distinctive typology of Central Omani mosques: its nature and antecedents (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S., & Sibley, M. (2003). The distinctive typology of Central Omani mosques: its nature and antecedents. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 33, 99-116.

2002

Problematic Aspects of Synthesis and Interpretation in the Study of Traditional Built Environment (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2002). Problematic Aspects of Synthesis and Interpretation in the Study of Traditional Built Environment. Global Built Environment Review, 2(2), 16-28.

2001

Deserted and Disregarded: The Architecture of Bilad Manh in Central Oman (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2001). Deserted and Disregarded: The Architecture of Bilad Manh in Central Oman. Archiologie Islamique, 10, 131-168.

Digital Hindcasting - Critical Analysis through Virtual Reconstruction (Conference Paper)

Knight, M., Bandyopadhyay, S., Berridge, P., & Brown, A. (2001). Digital Hindcasting - Critical Analysis through Virtual Reconstruction. In 19th eCAADe Conference (pp. 529-533). Helsinki, Finland: Helsinki University of Technology.

Manah: A Gift of God, The Architecture of a Deserted Omani Settlement (Book)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2001). Manah: A Gift of God, The Architecture of a Deserted Omani Settlement. Muscat: Historical Association of Oman..

2000

From the Twilight of Cultural Memory: The Bumah in the Mosques of Central Oman (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (2000). From the Twilight of Cultural Memory: The Bumah in the Mosques of Central Oman. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 30, 13-25.

1999

The Deserted Settlement of Manh in Central Oman (Journal article)

Bandyopadhyay, S. (1999). The Deserted Settlement of Manh in Central Oman. Bulletin of the Society for Arabian Studies, 4(Spring), 13-16.