Her first project at Manasaram Architects in 1999 came from Karnataka’s only female governor, VS Ramadevi. In Raj Bhavan, Manjunath had to remodel a dilapidated brick building, which would become a space to entertain VIPs.
Made possible by the Devi Art Foundation, the exhibition curated by Pramod Kumar KG of Eka Archiving Services, is dedicated to the memory of Suresh Neotia and Martand Singh, patrons who found merit in Rahul Jain’s research.
An advertisement in the newspapers on September 2, for the appointment of an architectural consultant for the project, laid down criteria that architects say even the most established firms in India will find difficult to match.
Chronicled by scholar and historian KS Mathew and creative director and writer Yamini Nair, the anecdotes come together through “handwritten song diaries, memoirs, kosher recipes, Hebrew plays and synagogue rituals”.