Beautiful even with all its imperfections, it probably was a training ground for those dreaming to work on a Taj someday. Learning from their mistakes as they endlessly toiled with their hammers and chisels.
With its past blurred through the centuries the monument gets described as a musāfirkhānā (traveller’s inn) at best. It continues to deck up for a new batch of dreams every year…
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Download all motifs as bitmaps, in a row or as a grid from the following links. You can trace them to vectors in a software of your choice:
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– in a 10×4 grid as jpeg file (~9MB, 14700px*14000px)
The CG model of Musafirkhana at NID, Ahmedabad is based on visually judged scales and guesstimates. Attempt has been made to fill in the blanks(thanks to symmetrical and repetitive patterns) but no fiction has been added. It does not claim any architectural/ archeological/ historical/ aesthetic accuracies.
The CG model of Musafirkhana at NID, Ahmedabad, its video and motifs in still images are released by Roaming Design, India(www.roamingdesign.com) under a Creative Commons license, Attribution + Noncommercial + ShareAlike(BY-NC-SA). Details here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/ .