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CENTRE FOR ADVANCEMENT OF TRADITIONAL BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND SKILLS

heritage traditional knowledge & skills

THRUST AREAS

RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION

Undertake research and documentation activities on traditional buildings, construction techniques, materials, building crafts and skills including traditional craftsmen. 

 

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Provide professional services for conservation, maintenance and management of built heritage resources.

 

AWARENESS GENERATION

Dissemination of information on built heritage through publications and interactive media. 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

Encourage people’s participation in preservation, protection and management of heritage. Promotion and valorization of heritage through cultural activities and events.

TECHNOLOGY ADAPTATION

Revival of traditional building crafts through new product innovations for contemporary usage. Propagate use of environment-friendly and energy efficient traditional building materials and construction technology. 

 

CAPACITY BUILDING AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Skill up gradation and training of craftsmen in building crafts, ornamentation techniques, repair and maintenance.