August Newsletter 2021

HERALDING A NEW FUTURE THROUGH THE PAST

The use of heritage lodging as a means of sustainable tourism using the example of the Serena Shigar Fort located in the Northern Areas of Pakistan.

Gilgit-Baltistan, separated and isolated through chasms formed by the Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges, possesses a rich cultural heritage which includes festivals, cuisines, art and musical heritage as well as imposing palaces and forts boasting masterful intricacies in woodwork and design... Read on

GHANA: A STATE OF HERITAGE REPORT

The Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB) is one of the sovereign institutions established when the Gold Coast colony became independent of British rule in 1957. Its mandate of preservation of the material cultural heritage has centred over the years around the twenty-eight monuments dotted around its 150 kilometers coastline, and twelve museums with varying collections of ethnographic interest and contemporary or modern art. Find out more.

By Ivor Agyeman-Duah, Executive Director, Ghana Museums and Monuments Board, Accra.

REVISITING CHRONICLES OF DELHI'S PAST: UNEARTHING THE CITY'S ART DECO STYLE

Recollecting chapters of Delhi’s architectural evolution in the twentieth century, one undoubtedly recalls the events that took place in 1911 and 1947. The first one saw the British Empire’s capital shifting from Calcutta to Delhi, and the other, India gaining independence from the British rule while being partitioned during the same time... Read on

By Geetanjali Sayal, Founder of Deco in Delhi

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