Novel way to remember Laurie Baker

Kerala has found a novel way to pay tribute to ‘poorman’s architect’ Laurie Baker who spent later part of his life in the state. This time, lakhs of ...
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WSDS hails Amaravati

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) – 2018 which concluded last week in New Delhi has endorsed Amaravati as the world’s most sustainable capital city. The World Sustainable ...
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156 year old school fights for survival

St Joseph’s Anglo Indian Girls Higher Secondary School in Malabar, built in 1862, is one of the few century-old buildings still surviving in Kozhikode. But this sense of ...
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Tenders for Textile Museum in final stages

The BMC’s plan for a textile museum at Kalachowkie in Mumbai has gained momentum with the tenders for the first phase are ready to be sent to the ...
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CEPT program on Historic Masonry Structures

Center for Professional Development (CPD) of CEPT University will be conducting five-day professional program on Historic  Masonry Structures – Materials, Structure & Conservation at CEPT Research and Consultancy ...
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Badshapur Qila may be restored

Badshapur Qila, a Mughal-era fort at Badshapur near Gurgaon, may be restored to its original condition. The Qila (fort) – one of the most significant historical and archaeological ...
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Thiruvananthapuram to listen to walls

Some members of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Thiruvananthapuram Centre, are involving themselves in a noble task of mapping city’s is rich in heritage buildings and sites. ...
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2 sites in Arunachal seek UNESCO heritage tag

Arunachal Pradesh is seeking UNESCO World Heritage tag for the Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley under Lower Subansiri district of the state and Thembang Dzong, a fortified ...
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Indian Railways to take heritage seriously

A brainstorming session was organised by the Railway Board to identify reformative measures to promote heritage preservation in Indian Railways. The day-long event was attended by heritage officers ...
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2017 was a year of heritage demolition

2017 may be a remarkable year for India which figured among the top ten countries in terms of number of skyscrapers completed with three completions. But 2017 was ...
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