Rajasthan

Goreshwar Moran River Front, at Rajasthan, by Impasto Building Workshop

Goreshwar Moran River Front, at Rajasthan, by Impasto Building Workshop

The brief for this project largely emerges from the historical and socio-cultural context of the Vagad region in southern Rajasthan. Goreshwar Mahadev (Shiva temple), a temple precinct on the banks of Moran river, has been one of the major centers of faith for the locals. The main Shiva temple dates back to the 12th century. A unique characteristic of this precinct is the ‘Shivling’ situated on the Moran river bed, 6.5 meters below the road level. Today on Mondays, more than 2000 devotees from the surrounding villages come to the river bed to offer prayers. – Impasto Building Workshop

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Rajasthan State Archives Museum, Bikaner, by Dronah

Rajasthan State Archives Museum, Bikaner, by Dronah

The recently completed Rajasthan State Archives Museum at Bikaner, by Dronah, is an invaluable resource for the nation. It is one of the first archives’ museums in India that sets a benchmark for other State Archives Department in the country as to how invaluable historic documents and old land records can be transferred from dust-laden stores to be conserved and showcased in a publicly engaging and state of the art designed museum.

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Kawdia House - Rajasthan - Girish Dariyav Karnawat

Kawdia House at Rajasthan, by Girish Dariyav Karnawat

Kawdia House at Rajasthan by Girish Dariyav Karnawat: Designed for a joint family comprising of ten members spanning across three generations, the plot is located in a small town called Rajsamand within state of Rajasthan. Its well-known for its fine quality marble mining globally. The plot is located on a sloping gradient of a hillock. The plot is flanked with streets on three sides.

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