Youth For Heritage Foundation
Heritage Durbar (Talk)

Shekhawati: A case for participatory approach to heritage conservation and management


Shekhawati: A case for participatory approach to heritage conservation and management


 Quick Info
 When
 Where
India Habitat Center,​
Gulmohar Hall,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Meeting Time 11/7/2015 6:30:00 PM
Meeting Point Casuarina Hall, IHC
Nearest Metro Jor Bagh
(900 mts.)
 Charges None
 Type Heritage Durbar (Talk)
 Speaker Urvashi Srivastava
 Facebook Facebook Event Link
Add event to your Calendar
Nov 7

Shekhawati: A case for participatory approach to heritage conservation and management India Habitat Center
When: 07:00 PM

11/7/2015 7:00:00 PM 11/7/2015 9:00:00 PM 68 Shekhawati: A case for participatory approach to heritage conservation and management The rich art of Shekhawati is not alien to us. This Saturday, Urvashi, a conservation architect working in Shekhawati will reveal some Conservation secrets of the region India Habitat Center Youth for Heritage Foundation contact@youthforheritage.org false DD/MM/YYYY https://www.facebook.com/events/1654635831445422/

About the Event

Shekhawati Art is unique, not only in Rajashtan, but entire globe.Every haveli and street is decorated with vibrant colors and art. Urvashi has been working to preserve this rich culture and this Saturday, she will share her experiences from the region.

About the Speaker

Urvashi Srivastava is an architect, heritage conservation expert and passionate advocate of protection of cultural heritage. She has worked extensively in several historic cities, towns and villages of Rajasthan. Her latest work focuses on conservation and protection of cultural heritage of Shekhawati region and Bharatpur district in Rajasthan. She has authored the book On the Merchants Trail in Shekhawati (Rajasthan) in association with UNESCO which is the most complete work on the region’s heritage. Another book titled Bharatpur: Built Heritage Resource Mapping authored by her is the only comprehensive document on the heritage of Bharatpur. She has also curated an exhibition titled Bharatpur: Unsung Ingenuity, Valour and Splendour showcased at IGNCA, New Delhi and Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. She continues with her passion to undertake conservation work at the grassroots level through the not-for-profit organization Centre for Advancement of Traditional Building Technology and Skills (CATTS).

How to Reach

By Car: From AIIMS, reach Safdarjung Tomb and turn right on Lodhi Road. Take another Right from the Islamic Centre on Lodhi Road. Turn left immediately into the (IHC) gates and park in IHC Basement.
If coming from Nizamuddin side, take the service lane from Airforce Bal Bharti School. Take left into the gates of IHC and park
By Metro: Get down at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and you may walk upto the IHC. Some may also choose to get down at Jor Bagh Metro Station or the Khan Market Station. A battery/auto rikshaw can help you reach the venue easily
By Bus: India Habitat Centre is a famous bus stop on Lodhi Road, well connected by many routes.
Once at India Habitat Centre, come to Gulmohar Hall on first floor opposite Stein Auditorium

Copyright © 2018 - Youth For Heritage Foundation