Article in Vanitha Veedu

April 30, 2016

Article by Benny Kuriakose in Malayalam regarding concrete and the various other types of roofing.

Article in Vanitha Veedu

July 31, 2015

"I have started writing a column on different aspects of house planning and building in the Malayalam Architecture Magazine "Veedu". It started with an interview with me in August issue. My Ph.d dissertation has helped quite a bit in putting my thoughts together and I find that it is not very difficult to write an article as it was before. Few more articles are in the pipeline in different magazines and hope to do them at the earliest." - Benny Kuriakose


February 28, 2015

The Ajit Koujalgi Memorial Lecture was delivered by Benny Kuriakose on March 14 at 2 pm in DakshinaChitra, as part of the Auroville Festival in Chennai. Ajit Koujalgi was the INTACH chapter convenor. He was an architect who graduated in 1970 from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Since 1971, he had been working and making his contributions at Auroville and Pondicherry. He passed away on 12th October 2014. The full text of the lecture is given below. 

"Muziris Heritage Project" - SEMINAR

April 30, 2014

Benny Kuriakose and Rubin D'Cruz writes about the origin and the concepts behind the Muziris Heritage Project

Excerpt from the book "Heritage as an Asset for Inner-City Development" By nai010 Publishers

January 09, 2013

An Article by Benny along with Xavier Benedict and Kiran M Keswani on the historic Pulicat town.

Excerpt from the book "AGAINST ALL ODDS Kochi Muziris Biennale" PUBLISHED BY: DC BOOKS, COCHIN 2012

October 02, 2012

An article by Benny Kuriakose outlining the concepts and vision of the Muziris Heritage Project


July 31, 2009

Benny Kuriakose writes about the Muziris Heritage Project and some of the concepts behind the same emphasizing on the aspects of cultural tourism. 


August 31, 2008

Benny Kuriakose pushes the design community to look beyond its preoccupation with visual detailing to delve on basics which foster functional responses and durability.


February 29, 2008

Benny Kuriakose explores some time-tested traditional details and expresses concerns on contemporary delineation from them. He directs a need for them to be adapted further, rather than forgotten.

"Evolving Dakshinachitra" in ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN

July 31, 2007

Dakshinchitra (meaning a picture of the south) in Chennai, is a center for the living traditions of art, craft and architecture of India, highlighting the ethnicity of South India. A project of the Madras craft Foundation (MCF), a non-profit organization, Dakshinchitra opened to the public in December 1996.Late Laurie Baker - the renowned architect, provided his services to the foundation. The spatial conceptualization of Dakshinchitra encompasses his building techniques and methods and reinforces his philosophy of empowering masons and craftspeople in the building process.

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