“Conservation is a cause that has no end. There is no point at which we will say our work is finished.”
As a conservation architect our researches goes hand in hand with the professional practice. Conservation is the keystone that holds tradition and rejuvenates them in to the fullest.
It’s the thriving force which gives the best remedy at the critical point.
Hindu temples were a symbolic expression of house, seat and body of divinity of a time period.
During the 10th C, Adappa Sree Krishna temple was owned by two main families of that time – Madathil mana and Akararakurrishi.

The main activity of Dwarapalakas is to protect the energy of the temple and also to remind people that this is a place of God.


Project: Conservation
Location: Manakkalapady, Thrissur, Kerala
Status: On-going

A 5th C decorative element used in temples. Stones were carved and shaped into a single chain strip. Symbolises the power, courage and hospitality of the space. These Mrugamala consist of different animal faces.

The temple has a divine well attached to it, which has access from inside of the temple through the Mulayara (A space separated for the storage of grains in temples). This well is connected with the pond and further to the Thannipuzha.