Chapter 2 – Ancient Engineering
Taj Mahal in India – 1634 CE
The Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Built in 1634 CE by Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahall.
Original Photo by Dennis Jarvis
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BBC documentary about the Taj Mahal
Leading structural engineer and designer Cecil Balmond goes beyond the well known histories of three celebrated monuments: Stonehenge, the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid, to reveal the hidden geometry at their cores.