Material research

Developing research programs for traditional and historic building materials and techniques for its conservation and use in modern construction.


  • Carrying out research for historic and traditional building materials to analyze its original composition, material    characteristics and properties in collaboration with material scientists, experts and institutions.
  • Identifying dying traditional building art and techniques and developing research proposals for reviving the lost     techniques such as glazed tile works, glass work, lime finishes, historic tile works etc.
  • Setting up processes to revive the traditional built forms and conducting experimentations in association with     craftsmen to work out matching compositions and techniques for its reproduction.
  • Setting up standards for the traditional materials, specifications and techniques for its easy use in modern    construction.