Indian heritage architect up for top award


Conservation architect Abha Narain Lambah, from India, has been shortlisted among 20 architects for the arcVision Prize.

In its fourth year, the prize aims to recognise the contribution of women in architecture and has nominees from 19 countries shortlisted for their work for bringing “an innovative new design, theoretical or practical approach to the economic, social and cultural issues at play in the field of architecture”.

Lambah’s work focuses on historic sites across India, including Mumbai’s Victorian buildings.


She has been involved with the restoration of buildings, including the Bombay High Court, Crawford Market and Asiatic Library.


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