We Honour The Beauty & Intelligence Of Vernacular Architecture
Indigenous Architecture Is The Culmination Of Centuries Of Experimentation, Adaptation & Evolution. By It’s Very Nature Diverse, It Serves As A Reflection of Human Culture & Creativity.
Architecture Is The Culmination of Centuries of Experimentation, Adaptation & Evolution. It Is a reflection of Human Creativity & Ingenuity.
Learn the traditional Rajasthani Lime Plastering finishes – Thappi, Lohi & Araish from master mason Rafiq Muwali. In this extended version of our previous workshop Rafiq will also be teaching Lime flooring – base and finishing coats. 18th – 23rd September 2021
The Abandoned Havelis of Sardarshahr
Read our latest blog post talking about the crumbling grandeur of a once remarkable Rajasthani city, Sardarshahr.
"The philosophy and know-how of the anonymous builders presents the largest untapped source of architectural inspiration for industrial man" Rudofsky Bernard
Conserving, Co-Creating & Travelling
Learn from highly skilled Master Artisans. Our workshops showcase the best of regionally specific design and bio-climatic adaptation. Discover how locally available materials have been crafted over generations to create culturally inspired homes and communities. Vernacular building traditions have been practicing sustainable design for centuries. Join one of our workshops to see for yourself just how much there is to learn from them,
We partner with traditional home owners to renovate and restore their properties to fit with their modern lifestyles or for use as a homestay.
Experiential travel, off the well trodden path, is an increasingly sought after genre of travel. We provide assistance with the entire process. Right from preparing the property for guests, to providing training for the hosts and finally marketing the homestay.
Architectural traditions offer a window into culture. We offer tours exploring regions where vernacular architecture remains dominant. Travel with us enables you to experience for yourself the diversity and beauty in a world where cultural traditions continue to be practiced and cherished. Our tours are suited to anyone with a curiosity for life lived differently.