Kala Ghoda Association (KGA) and Avid Learning present Fantasy Architecture, a fascinating live lecture demonstration with Architect, Professor at Sir J.J. College of Architecture and Poet Mustansir Dalvi who will address the fascinating topic of whimsical architecture and fantasy, weaving in an element of poetry. Explore the inclusion of fantastical elements in built structures by examining a broad range of architectural production that pushed the boundaries of tradition. And probe larger questions like the role of visionary architecture as a tool for inspiring change and optimism and encouraging critical thinking in young architects. This session will be part of Blurring Boundaries, a larger virtual collaborative series that aims to examine the interstices where various aspects and disciplines of the arts intersect.
Mustansir Dalvi is Professor of Architecture at Sir JJ College of Architecture. He is on the Board of Governors of the MMR Heritage Society and a Trustee of Art Deco Mumbai. In his doctoral research, completed IIT-Bombay in 2107, he explored the semiotics of Art Deco architecture in Bombay.Read more