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Who was the architect who designed the Taj Mahal ?

Asked by Kavita Prsd, 11 Jul '09 02:32 pm
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Taj Mahal

Though the Taj Mahal is considered to be the zenith of Mughal architecture, the identity of its architect remains a mystery, in part perhaps because Shah Jahan seems to have played such an active role in its design. In his obsessive drive for perfection, he may have served as his own artistic director, making the personal overseeing of his artists part of his daily routine.
Several designers and architects thirty seven men in all are mentioned by name in the official Mughal histories, and it is probable that they would have worked together to form the creative team that shaped the Taj Mahal:

Ismail Afandi (a.k.a. Ismail Khan) who had worked for the great Ottomans in Turkey as a designer and builder of domes;
Qazim Khan, a goldsmith from Lahore who cast the gold finial that crowns the dome;
Chiranji Lal, a lapidary from Delhi chosen as the chief mosaicist;
Amanat Khan from Shiraz, the master calligrapher whose signature is inscribed on the Taj gateway;
Mohammed Ha ...more
Answered by Tatya Hindicom, 11 Jul '09 06:31 pm

 
  
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A man who lost his hands after building it.alute to Him
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 11 Jul '09 04:00 pm

 
  
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Basically Taj was a Hindy tample.They just renovated it.
Answered by rekha agarwal, 11 Jul '09 03:17 pm

 
  
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Wo buddu wo kisi arthictec ne nahi kiya tha balki 14000 labours ne banya tha
Answered by anand, 11 Jul '09 02:37 pm

 
  
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