Tag Archives: Mud


There was a short write-up about my work in the Auroville Earth Institute Newsletter of Issue 13, November 2013. The read the whole piece click here.

Public: Design that speaks a meaning

An interview in the The Hindu by Ranjani Govind on October 06, 2013. Builders should avoid using energy-hungry materials and chant the sustainability mantra, young architect Siddharth Menon tells Ranjani Govind When young architect Siddharth Menon came down to Bangalore to address professionals in the field of built expressions, a motley crowd of senior architects, engineers, contractors, […]


I will be speaking at a public lecture hosted by Sathya Consultants in Bangalore on September 10, 2013. The lecture is titled “Rural Building Practices: Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh.”


I will be speaking at a public lecture hosted by Lamakaan, Hyderabad on September 6, 2013. The lecture is titled “Rural Building Systems” and will address recent transformations in regional building construction practices in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh.


I will be speaking at a public lecture hosted by Studio-X, Mumbai on May 28, 2013 at 6.30 pm.

Practice: Didi Contractor Environmental Designers

From May 2011 to February 2014, I worked with Didi Contractor in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Didi was instrumental in shaping my ideas about environmental design and for molding me into a critical thinker of the built environment. She gave me a lot of time and energy for which I am forever indebted. […]

Practice: Auroville Earth Institute

I began my journey as a travelling architect-geographer with Satprem Maini at the Auroville Earth Institute, Tamil Nadu in December 2010 where I was an architectural intern. Below are some images from my time there.