The native craftsmen forms the essence of a massive architectural culture,’ said Dr. Kasturba A.K. at the session moderated by Tanura Sunny. The other panellists of the also drove us through memory of architecture based on their own experiences and fascinations they shared while growing up.
Benazeer, picked the pieces of a rich cultural heritage while stating about the Kuttichira Muslim settlement which claims a heritage of over five hundred years. The historical events surrounding the settlement were documented by the Arabian traveller Ibn Batuta. The cultural legacy of these places have influenced the architectural style over generations, noted the speaker.
Dr. Prathishta Singh mentioned about the quality of the artefacts and the cultural life which is linked to the colossal constructions of the yesteryear. Abhishek Purohit also spoke at the session.