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Mumbai architect shortlisted for arcVision Prize

Abha Lambah has been involved with the restoration of the BMC building, the Bombay HC, Crawford Market

| Mumbai | Published: March 28, 2016 1:19:08 am

ARCHITECT Abha Narain Lambah 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”.

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Lambah is a noted conservation architect, with her work focusing on historic sites across the country, including Mumbai’s Victorian buildings.

In the city, Lambah has been involved with the restoration of buildings, including the BMC building, the Bombay High Court, Crawford Market and Asiatic Library.

The awards ceremony will be held during the Triennale di Milano’s XXI International Exhibition on April 7 in Milan, Italy. The previous three winners include architects from Brazil, Portugal and Switzerland. Among the 10-member jury is actor Suhasini Maniratnam.

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