What if I fall? What if the rope breaks? What if the balance is lost? What if the momentum breaks in the middle? What if??? While I was struggling with the many 'what if's in my mind, I realized that my mental stress as an onlooker was absolutely unnecessary. And then I saw the monks... Continue Reading →
Somewhere in the middle of the old market of Sambhar, Rajasthan I witnessed the making of Phenia (a kind of sweet) : for Photo Challenge: Focus
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.
While my hometown is covered in snow, and I am sitting away from it in a comparatively cozy environment, I am reminded of a chilly yet one of the most beautiful experiences.