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Lecture: “The Restoration of the Tomb of Humayan”

October 2, 2014 4:30 PM
Wadad Said Khoury (formerly LRC) SCT 201, Beirut campus


LAU’s Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture in collaboration with the School of Architecture and Design are hosting a lecture by Ratish Nanda entitled “The Restoration of the Tomb of Humayan.”

Ratish Nanda is an architect and a conservation expert of Indian monuments of the Mughal period.  He has been the India Projects Director of the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, since 2006.  He also directed the project of the Documentation of Delhi’s Built Heritage, which included the documentation of more than 1500 buildings. Nanda has won several awards for his conservation work.

Among the many projects that he worked on are the Baghe Babur, in Kabul, Afghanistan, the Conservation and Revitalization of Humayun’s Tomb Gardens and the Durbar Hall, Faridkot Fort Palace, Punjab.

All are welcome to attend.

Organizer: School of Architecture and Design

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