Rahul Mehrotra: Working in Mumbai

Mellon Senior Fellow Lecture
Talk, in English, 5 December 2013

Rahul Mehrotra, principal of architecture firm RMA Architects and Chair of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, describes Mumbai as an “urban kaleidoscope” of times and attitudes that presents a paralyzing multiplicity of architectural influences. In this lecture, Mehrotra speaks about his ideas on the city and describes how he came to make several critical choices in his work with the goal of expressing the vivid pluralism of India. He shows how the architectural sensibilities that evolved in his time working in Mumbai influenced his projects and approach to building in other Indian cities.

Rahul Mehrotra was a CCA Mellon Senior Fellow in 2013.


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