Mangaluru, Jul 7: Sanketh P Bharathish, fifth year student of city-based Srinivas Institute of Technology, is the first scholarship recipient of International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) scholarship.
This year INTBAU launched the biennial travel scholarship to anchorage the next generation of researchers and practitioners of traditional architecture and to support research of clear value on 31st May 2018.
Applications were invited from full time architecture students across the globe. The panel of judges included Lauren Banks, INTBAU programme coordinator, Jeremy Cross of Prince Foundation International Network Manager, George Saumarez Smith of ADAM Architects, Ross Sharpe of Yiangou Architects and other INTBAU chapter members from USA and London confirmed Sanketh's proposal on 2nd June after the interview by its interest and strong relevance to the World Congress agenda which will be on 27th and 28th of November in London.
He will be receiving a grant of 2000£ for his proposal on proportional relationship of traditional architecture and it's adaptation to the modern practice.
Sanketh had worked research projects including heritage documentation under Dr.Shaila Bantanur of srinivas Institute of technology. He was also the part of the winning team of Rhichard H Driehaus international competition under the team headed by Anne Fairfax of "Fairfax and Sammons architects", USA.
Mangaluru student bags prestigious travel fellowship from INTBAU, London