Death of Brick – Rise of the City

by Priya Joseph

Priya Joseph traces the trajectory of the historic and contemporary place of brick in cities. She explores the historic use of brick, through paradoxical cases and the events that led to standardization of brick in the 19th century, changing architecture.


Architect-researcher, PhD Candidate at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education through Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology; interested in chronicling histories of architecture as revealed through material and tectonics of making.