Specifier's choice: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Indian Cultural Centre, west Kensington
Essex Goodman & Suggitt project architect George Stamatopolus talks to Sutherland Lyall about a scheme that benefited from the main contractor’s craft skills More than 20 years old, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is the biggest Indian cultural centre outside India. In the mid-1970s, the bhavan had bought a war-damaged parish church a minute’s walk from West Kensington Tube station in west London and had turned the nave into the Mountbatten Concert Hall, an auditorium for traditional ...
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