March 15, 2020

There is only good architecture and bad architecture. Whether architecture follows one of the styles such as modern, post-modern, victorian or art nouveau, if architecture is good, then it will be timeless.

One of the major characteristics of "good architecture" is that...

March 5, 2020

Last week, I gave a Petcha Kutcha talk (D-Talks) at the Design Perspective Chennai edition at Leela Palace, Chennai. Architect Sameera Rathod, Murali Murugan, Taher Zoyab, Oscar and Ponni were the other speakers.

February 29, 2020

A full day session took place on timber conservation for the students of Delhi School of Planning & Architecture and Intach Heritage Academy.

November 3, 2019

Although I am not a regular teacher, I am interested in sharing my knowledge and giving talks. Last week, I gave three talks - one at Intach Heritage Academy, Delhi, Kerala State Institute of Design, Kollam and Zonal Student Architects’ Meet in Trivandrum. Now I am att...

October 27, 2019

Talk by Benny Kuriakose at Spaces, Kerala Architecture Festival, Trivandrum, 30th August, 2019.

October 8, 2019

Gave a talk in Coimbatore Karpagam School of Architecture, IIT Bombay, in a conference at Chatrapathy Sivaji Museum in Mumbai and at an international tourism conference in KITTS, Thiruvananthapuram.

October 11, 2017

I am doing a workshop on Technical Aspects of Conservation on 13th, 14th and 15th of October in Delhi. This is a full time workshop and I am planning to cover different building materials and traditional techniques. There will be sessions on building defects and buildi...

July 27, 2017

I have given a talk on how to keep the evidences while conserving historic buildings. The best comment you can get after a conservation project is done is for the visitor to say that they do not know what has been added. Naveena Vijayan has written an article in today'...