Event Details

25Mar 21

Acquisition of Life Works of Architect C.S.H. Jhabvala

3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

On 25th March 2021, Renana Jhabvala, National Coordinator of SEWA, Ex-Chancellor of Gandhigram Rural Institute, and daughter of architect CSH Jhabvala visited CEPT Archives. She on behalf of the Jhabvala family generously gifted the architectural works of CSH Jhabvala to CEPT Archives. Kartikeya Shodhan, head of CEPT archives finalized the acquisition process in presence of Dr. Tridip Suhurd, Provost CEPT University. Architect Cyrus Shavaksha Hormasji Jhabvala is one of the most prominent architects from the significant phase of modern architecture in post-independence India. CEPT Archives is honored and delighted to be entrusted with the task of archiving the work of architect CSH Jhabvala; practitioner, teacher, artist. The collection, which includes drawings, sketches, photographs, books, and exhibition panels, offers insights into the multifaceted practice of CSH Jhabvala and ways to explore, observe, and study modern architecture in post-independence India.