Architecture: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara named for 2020 Pritzker Prize

Veteran architect duo- Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were recently selected as the recipients of the 2020 Pritzker Prize, the highest honour in the field of Architecture. The Dublin-based architects are the first two women ..

Plaaces in news: Thotlakonda

The major part of the famous Mahastupa of the 2,000-year-old Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda has recently damaged due to heavy rains in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The dome of the Mahastupa is belonged to Heena ..

India’s first-ever architectural LED illumination takes place in Qutb Minar

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel has inaugurated the first-ever architectural LED illumination at the historic Qutb Minar in New Delhi. With the illumination, the architectural beauty of the 12th century ..

ASI initiates large scale restoration work of this temple since November 2017

The Markandeshwar temple is situated on the bank of River Wainganga in district Gadchiroli of Maharashtra. It is in news because the Archaeological Survey of India initiated the large scale restoration work of this temple ..

Maharashtra government to launch a project “Chullah” for smokeless kitchens

The Maharashtra government has decided to launch a pilot project providing smoke-free environment in the kitchen for women. The project, named “Chullah (wood-fired stove)-free and smoke-free Maharashtra”, will target the women who have not benefited ..