Jump to navigation. There is something about a Raj Rewal design that keeps you riveted. Even if they are just models that surround his desk in his office in New Delhi's Sheikh Sarai. In a career that spans 36 years, year-old Rewal has been instrumental in changing the Indian design landscape.
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The Pompidou Centre is to devote a room to Rewal for nine months from October 20, as part of the rehang of its modern collection. Rewal designed his township of homes in a mix of types built up from a basic form. The blend of medium and low-rise was inspired by traditional Indian towns, particularly in their deployment of narrow streets, pedestrian priority and natural ventilation.