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Houses of Theagaraya Nagar Walk through the lanes of Theagaraya Nagar to discover the story of its contentious origins, before it became one of the most prosperous commercial and real estate hubs of the country.

Join us on a journey to discover the story of one of Madras' planned neighbourhoods and a peek into the evolution of the city's fascinating residential architecture from the mid-1900s, which is fast disappearing today. With indigenous materials, methods, and motifs, these houses present a unique fabric of incorporating local and foreign influences. Come walk with us as we explore the history and architecture of an urban settlement in a transforming Madras.

Focus:   Planning, Community, Architecture
Research Duration:   3 Months