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    • How can werecognisedifferent„Cultures?By studying thearchitecture, we canrecognise certain themes or„typical features”… forexample….
    • Islamic Architecture isclean, symmetrical, uses domesand minarets……
    • Whereas „Hindu” architecture is oftenheavily decorated, and uses towersand open spaces
    • The cultures of the deserts areoften nomadic…
    • Whereas by the great rivers, these cultures areancient and permanent, and forever buildingon top of each other, fighting for space
    • The Buddhists of the north live insimple, quiet settlements to matchtheir lifestyle….
    • Whereas the jungle cultures of the south arecolourful and noisy, and decorate theirbuildings as wildly as they can
    • India is a country of „binaryopposites”, or extremes…. Such as: Rich/Poor: The rich are very rich, the poor are some of the poorest in the world Modern and traditional Hinduism and Islam (as well as thousands of other religions Mountain and desert City and Jungle… can you think of any more? How does a country become so extreme???