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The Other Side of Getting Urbanised - Ashok B Lall
article in June, 2008

Breaking Through the Conventional Barriers - Preetha S Kumar
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Romancing the Stone - Lakshmi Krupa
article in Jan, 2009

Return of the Rustic - Deepti Sivakumar
article in Jan, 2009

Born of this Land - Ashwin Venkatesh
article in CW Interiors magazine, September 2009
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Let's build a school
review in Dec 2010

A small house turned in to a huge living space - Hema Vijay
article in 2 February 2013

Can the vernacular work in modern settings? - Hema Vijay
article in 2 March 2013

Charmingly Vernacular - Nandhini Sundar
article in 6 July 2013

Hand-made Homes - Lakshmi Krupa
article in 20 September 2013

In conversation with Ar. Goutam Seetharaman
interview in 28 March 2017


portrait of RL Kumar by Bhima Rao Murgod

CVA Trust Founder
R.L Kumar


Following Kumar's passing,
we had started a Tributes Page
to acknowledge the tributes and messages of support that poured in from all those who knew him or had heard of him. We keep this page open inviting you to continue sharing your memories of Kumar
and also your thoughts on how
we could take his ideas and
CVA Trust forward.

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