A three day conference is planned to discuss the study of history of architecture, with the participation of national and international scholars of eminence.
Mehrauli Collective - A Vision
The ancient settlement of Mehrauli is rich with history.
It is today a dense and active urban precinct of South Delhi.
A UNESCO certified World Heritage Site exists here and this draws visitors from all over the world.
Edited Excerpt from the Prelude to the Book of Proceedings
Following are the attendees of the History Workshop at INTACH
13-14th November, 2015
"The concept of writing a history of architecture from an indegenous perspective calls for an engagement with indegenous reality, which in our subcontinent would emerge from the conjunction of history, geography, and philosophy giving rise to our architectural ethos.
The history of architecture is presently research and written mostly by archeaologists and art historians. The approach has been to study buildings and monuments in a chronological matrix, separatign the object from its lived reality, rendering the study as a lifeless art form.