Workshop 8 on Heritage Conservation by Smart Habitat Foundation

29th May, 2019, New Delhi

The 8th Lecture Series was conducted at Creative Group Office on 29th May 2019, focusing upon Heritage Conservation with talks by –

Ar. Sangeeta Bais Principal Architect, Dharohar, Vice President of ICOMOS on Challenges in Conservation: A case study of living cultural site of Dargah complex of Ajmer;

Ar. Scott B Knox, Associate Principal Architect, Creative Group on Parthenon Reconstruction: Institute for Monumental Architecture.

The talks opened up fresh perspectives and new dimensions to heritage conservation which is presently conceived in a totally excursive manner without actually reviving the heritage values of the built form but plastering the abandoned structures. The talks inspired the gathering towards contemporary heritage preservation generating a new school of thought.

Prof. D.S. Ramakrishna Rao, a practicing architect, a pioneer, an academician, Dean of Mysore School of Architecture, Director & Principal Architect, Desirazu Associates also conducted a seminar on Heritage Documentation: A New Perspective.