BADAMI

PEOPLE. PLACE. SPACE

A Study By 2nd Year Students(2017-2022)

INTRODUCTION

Badami town is of significant heritage value with its unique rock cut caves, structural pink sandstone, an artificial water tank and vernacular architecture of the historic settlement. The historic settlement of Badami has some remnants of traditional buildings that are between 150 to 300 years old.

These buildings, mainly residential units are built using traditional techniques of construction. This area is significant because it offers an insight into different layers of history of Badami, the cultural and social life of its people and associated intangible heritage traditions. Through this documentation and study, we have tried to understand the vernacular architecture traditions of the settlement and how it is affected by different parameters from climate to social conditions.

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