Kerala

A study tour was arranged for the batch of 2018-19, from 19th to 27th December 2018 to Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram and Alleppy

The purpose of the Study tour was to understand the principles of  Ar. Laurie Baker & Traditional Architecture in terms of Architectural spaces, Landscapes, Door and Windows, Architectural details, Facades & Connecting spaces 

21st December

 LBC Laurie Baker habitat centre & CDS (Centre of Developing Studies).

The purpose of the studying these center was to understand the structural as well as the Architectural details without damaging Natural terrain.

22nd  December

Kanthari & Loyola Chapel

The Kanthari was selected for the studying the Sustainable development & The Loyola chapel to study for the religious typology.

23rd  December

Padmnabhpuram Palace, Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial

The Padmanabhapuram palace was selected for the studying the traditional Architecture of the Kerala. While Vivekananda Memorial was selected for studied in terms of the arrangement of the Mandapam.

24th   December

Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kovalam Beach

The Padmanabhaswamy temple was selected for understanding the Dravidian Style of Temple. Kovalam Beach was visited for the understanding the Interface of the Land & Sea.

25th   December

Krishnapuram Palace

 

The palace was selected for the Traditional style along with the Vastupurusha Mandalam Principles.