02 - 17 October 2017: Splendours of Indian Architecture- Exhibition of Photographs/drawings at Kozhikode

Oct 02, 2017 to Oct 17, 2017
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Curated by Dr.Sarayu Doshi, the exhibition, Splendours of Indian Architecture, by the Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH) covers some of the most important examples through successive periods of India’s architectural history, from medieval to modern. 

India’s architectural heritage reflects the subcontinent’s spectacular diversity in topography, climactic conditions, cultures, faiths and traditions. It embraces plurality in types: dwellings, places of worship and a range of public spaces, and of building styles, techniques and materials.

Curated by the celebrated art historian, Dr.Sarayu Doshi, the exhibition, Splendours of Indian Architecture, by the Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH) covers some of the most important examples through successive periods of India’s architectural history, from medieval to modern. 

Designed beautifully with stunning photographs, drawings and carefully-researched descriptive text, it would be an invaluable opportunity for a visitor to understand the sweep of our country’s architectural heritage. It is certain to invoke the yearning to visit these marvels first-hand and explore further.

The exhibition will be conducted by the Calicut Chapter of INTACH as part of its efforts to create greater awareness about our cultural heritage, and the cause of its preservation. It also has the support of the local chapter of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA).  

The venue partner for the event is the jewellery house VenkateshNaik Mohandas (VNM). One of Calicut’s old business houses with a rich history of its own, VNM has a special awareness of and affinity to the cause of heritage preservation. 

The exhibition would be opened by Sri K.K. Muhammed, Regional Director (Retd) of the Archaeological Survey of India at 10.00 am on Monday, 2nd October, 2017. 

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