Virtual Workshop: Architecture, Politics & Society
Time & Location
About the Event
This virtual workshop will explore the dynamics between architecture, politics and society in 19th and 20th century India and how these intersected to influence one another. Participants will gain insights into how the different phases of Indian history impacted not just the nature of politics but also had certain implications within society, thereby shaping the architectural character of the country.
- Participants will learn about some of the most prevalent architectural styles and practices in India during the 19th and 20th centuries; their defining elements and characteristics and the reasons for their implementation.
- Participants will learn to draw links between important historical episodes and the ensuing built environment, hence learning to critically evaluate buildings beyond their appearance.
- Participants will also learn how to approximately date buildings with regards to their architectural styles.
Session Time: 22 Aug 2021; 14:00-16:00 Indian Standard Time
Who can join the session:
These sessions are meant to be capacity-building sessions for heritage and culture enthusiasts to enable them to conduct their own research. You do not have to be an expert to be a part of these sessions.
The sessions are open to anyone from anywhere in the world, with an interest in understanding society and culture in 19th-20th century India through its eclectic architectural styles.
Workshop Fee: INR 599/- (+18% GST)
Certificate: All participants will be issued a Virtual Certificate of Completion after the workshop.
The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. You would require stable internet connectivity to participate. Please make sure to download Zoom on your smartphone or computer. A secure link and password for participating in the session will be shared with all participants at least 12 hours before the session.
Workshop Leader: Anmol Grover (Conservation Architect)
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