December 1, 2019

It was great knowing him and a nicely written article about him by Lolita Dutta.

November 1, 2019

My dream was to become a photographer, but the fact that I got into designing of buildings, my interest in photography waned. I bought a Pentax MX Camera with the first scholarship I got when studying in Plus 2. I had a black and and white enlarger at home where I took...

April 25, 2017

Sri Martand Singh, Mapuji, as lot of people used to call him, was one of the two founder secretaries of INTACH which was established in 1984.

December 24, 2016

It is more than 20 years since I shifted to Chennai and it was for doing Dakshinachitra. Everyday morning, I was in Dakshinachitra looking after the site.

December 11, 2016

After working with Sri Laurie Baker, 'Daddy' for all of us who had worked with him, I joined Costford in 1985. I am attaching some of the old write ups on him.

August 25, 2016

My Journey Into Traditional Architecture 1984-85, Anakkara Vadakkath.

When I used to work with Sri Laurie Baker, I used to take time off and visit many old buildings. I had travelled the length and breadth of Kerala looking at many traditional houses. These visits were...

August 23, 2015

Illegal Use of the Gallery The photos which are attached were taken when the construction of the concrete gallery around the stadium started in 1985.

August 22, 2015

I am attaching a letter written by Sri Laurie Baker on one of the days he could not visit the site. I was learning the basics of architecture lessons from him.

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