Industry Interactions

Aarti Dhingra

The students of the Interior Architecture and Design programme at IIAD attended a session on sustainability and architecture facilitated by Aarti Dhingra, a freelance architect from Uttarakhand. She spoke about Himalayan Kitchens and the merging of building technology and craft in the Central Himalayas, rituals and more. She is actively involved in independent initiatives with local craftsmen across projects by combining vernacular wisdom with contemporary knowledge.

Fun Fact:
Aarti Dhingra is active on Instagram under the handle @thekaafaltree where she shares experiences as a design thinker on a quest to explore sustainable building practices in the Central Himalayas.

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