Category fieldwork

FIELDWORK: CONCRETE IN KOCHI

Below are some images from preliminary dissertation fieldwork conduction by the author in Kochi, Kerala during Summer 2019.

Fieldwork: Regional Transformations

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Materials and Materiality

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Liminal Landscapes

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Indigenous Building Practices, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Latitude: 30N; Longitude: 75E Altitude: 250-6975 m Average Annual Rainfall: 1539 mm Average Precipitation Days: 86 Max. Summer Temperature: 34-35 degree Celsius Min. Winter Temperature: 0-3 degree Celsius Languages of Indigenous Craftsmen: Pahadi, Gaddi, Punjabi, Hindi Local Materials: Kacchi inth (Adobe), Gaara (Mud mortar), River stone, Blue gun patthar (Blue sand stone), Baans (Bamboo), Cheer […]

Fieldwork: Indigenous Building Practices, District Koraput, Odisha

Latitude: 18N; Longitude: 82E Altitude: 969 m Average Annual Rainfall: 1567.2 mm No. of Precipitation Days: 84 Max. Summer Temperature: 38-40 degree Celsius Min. Winter Temperature: 10-12 degree Celsius Language of the Indigenous Craftsmen: Odiya, Konda, Poraja, Gadaba, Durua, Hindi Local Materials: Adobe (Sun dried mud brick), Cob (Mud balls), Mud mortar, Laterite stone, Mahua […]

FIELDWORK: SIGNBOARDS OF MAHARASHTRA

Below is a collection of images of quirky signboards displayed along State highways in Maharashtra. I documented these during my 26-day bicycle journey from Mumbai to Kerala in February-March 2016.

Fieldwork: Chasing Fish-The Bicycle Journey of a Travelling Architect

To follow a narrative of the journey, please visit https://www.facebook.com/SiddharthMenonArchitect/ What? I will be cycling from Mumbai along the western coast of mainland India. The idea is to keep as little distance as possible between myself and the sea by taking internal village roads instead of national and state highways. Why? Explore the stunning western coast of India […]