Respecting an artisan series: Here, is a compilation of the interview with Nataraja Pillai ayya, on the usage of lime, lime plasters and various mud plasters that were practised in the region of Nagercoil.
Category: People & Interviews
Before half-a-century, our Villages were Treasures of Native seeds, which slowly got faded and forgotten through modern agriculture practices. We face a severe loss in our Genetic diversity, and we are in need to save and grow our Native seeds.
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 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
Recipe for Earthen Plaster using lime, husk & cow urine for a beautiful wall finish of Devapriyan Kanjankat‘s Cob home from the Coast of Kerala.