Conservation architect Abha Narain Lambah on her work restoring Mumbai’s iconic neighbourhoods.
About the speaker
Abha Narain Lambah’s architectural practice covers a range of monuments across India from 15th century temples in Hampi and Ladakh, to colonial buildings in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi, historic palaces and forts in Punjab, Rajasthan, to ancient archaeological sites of Ajanta and Bodh Gaya. She has been advisor to museums such as Indian Museum Kolkata, Prince of Wales Museum Mumbai, Chowmahalla Palace Hyderabad, Nehru Memorial Delhi and has received 9 UNESCO Awards for Heritage Conservation. She has also been involved with many urban and streetscaping projects and is active with various citizen’s groups. She has edited a range of books including ‘Architecture of the Indian Sultanates’, ‘Custodians of India’s Heritage: 150 years of the Archaeological Survey of India’ and ‘Shekhawati: Land of the Merchant Princes’.
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