Let's say this is the content page of the blogs to come. A summary of the month of travel, May 2017. Two trips: twelve days visiting beautiful towns of Italy and six days in the north eastern state of Tripura, India.
23rd April, 2017. The iconic structures were demolished overnight. I have had a soft corner for these structures for various reasons. As a child I was introduced to them as creations of my granduncle Mr. Mahendra Raj; as an architecture student I visited these structures while interning at the office of Ar. Raj Rewal (the architect... Continue Reading →
Introducing Sheel Gaon to the world: its story, its spaces and its indigenous building traditions. A fairly architectural post that ends with some questions on conservation and a hopeful wish.
Another meeting with the Kalka Shimla Railway was planned instinctively on the evening of 22nd March 2016. My home and work in Shimla, for two beautiful years, were located at a walking distance from the Summer Hill Railway Station. And so, one day, while walking towards my study after lunch, one of my colleagues and... Continue Reading →