HPA2015 Â Performance Award
Sirsendu Gayen (India)
Time: October 20, 2013-January 1, 2015
Place: Nilgiri, Tamil NÄdu State, India
The Toda’s, primitive tribal people of the Nilgiris, still maintain their traditional semi barrel shaped house and temple architecture made of wood, grass, bamboo planks, spiral of canes and granite stones in their settlements called Mund meaning village. These also have a few circular temples with conical roof, fenced off circular open ground for buffaloes and a rectangular shed for calves.