This walk around Lutyens Delhi will focus on the planning and construction of Pre-Independence and Post Independence New Delhi. Walk around India Gate, National Stadium, IGNCA, NGMA, Parliament library, either to Janpath/Mandi House exploring and discussing the Pre Independence constructions, the beginning of the modern Post-Independence Delhi establishments. Wandering around Connaught place in these beautiful streets, we will explore the multiple layers of contemporary architecture of Delhi as well. The walk will also indulge your taste buds with Andhra Bhavan’s food, UPSC ki chaat and good old Bengali Market snacks.
Shaily Gupta is an associate of Stephane Paumier Architects and also freelance architect on varying projects. Her work explores form, both for its sculptural aspect as well as its trans-formative influence on spatial experience.She has been conducting Architectural walks for the past 2.5 years and discusses varied topics around city’s contemporary architecture and urban development. She has conducted walks for ETH students, Swiss Embassy, architects from around the world, and curious souls!
Meeting point : Udyog Bhawan Metro Station. Call on 9871416754 for directions.
Tips:We will walk around as much as we can. Consider that we will walk in between 3-5 kms. Wear comfortable shoes, carry water bottle and some candies!The participants of this walk must be architecture /urbanism / walking enthusiasts.
Extra costs: NIL