Exploring Chola Architecture: A Field Trip for Kids


A summary of the program.

What would have it been like in the 12th century? Would they go to office? Oh may be not, there was no industrial revolution back then. Then it should be farming? But farming is not throughout the year and especially fertile geography filled with rivers, they would have a lot of free time. The rise of observation through mathematics, expressing through art and communicating through architecture.

Explore the evolution of Architecture during the early Chola period and Kongu Chola. Kids understand the architecture with the functional perspective. How they used space for community purpose. The design of the community hall, kitchen, and the water management system. Kids travel and learn with Samyuktha, A sustainable architect and a Ponniyan Selvam fan on understanding the Perur temple in a functional perspective.


  • Observation to visualisation
  • Drawing a map
  • Understanding functional perspective of different layers of architecture design

Educator Information

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Samyuktha S
Architect and Educator
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Program Details

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Perur Temple
Perur - Map

September 8
7:30 am - 10 am

450 INR -ย Pay now

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550 INR

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
- David Allan Coe

Program Gallery

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paolo-nicolello-ancient statue
sourabh-agarwal-temple architecture
kasper-rasmussen-ancient architecture
adam-wilson-ancient architecture