Posted on 13 November 2017
A conservation seminar on Wednesday 15 November 2017, 2pm - 3.30pm, King’s Manor, K/133 lecture theatre
Urban conservation in India - context and criticalities
Professor Sathya Varanashi
Professor Varanashi lectures at a number of Indian colleges and universities and leads a successful architectural practice, Sathya Consultants, in Bangalore which focuses on eco-friendly architecture and sustainable approaches drawing on vernacular heritage building traditions. He was Convener for INTACH Bangalore for many years and writes for a popular national newspaper, The Hindu. His blog is here https://sathyaconsultants.wordpress.com/. He will be reflecting on a case-study of Varanasi, on the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, among the oldest world cities with continuous human habitation.