Interview: Thappi, a Marvel tool of Lime

Master Mason Abdul Razak ji talks about Thappi Plaster and the peculiarities of the plaster. Read about how Thappi Plaster with admixtures is applied on diverse surfaces and types of Lime in Rajasthan he has worked with.

Interview: Traditional Natural colourist Yusuf Painter

In his journey of explorations in Traditional Indian Lime Plasters, Biju Bhaskar meets Yusuf ji, a traditional natural colourist, who worked mainly on paintings and murals (on lime plaster) for over 50 years. Read more about his expertise in different sources of Natural Colours and time-tested techniques of application

Understanding lime with a sprinkle of shayari (poem)

Understanding lime with real heroes of natural buildings are the ones who have worked extensively, trained themselves and carried forward the traditions of building that their ancestors have taught them

Land Art in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India

This happened in March 2010. Thannal’s first work.

As a request from others after 3 years we all thought of putting this land art by environmentalist architect Biju Bhaskar in this  blog.
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