Of the many styles of architecture seen in the city, Edwardian Baroque is one of the prominent ones. Get a glimpse of this style of architecture at the exhibition, titled 78/3 DN Road — George Wittet’s Edwardian Baroque Gem.


George Wittet

The exhibition has been curated by professor Mustansir Dalvi of Sir JJ College of Architecture, and displays drawings, old and new photographs and text related to the college building that George Wittet had designed. This documentation was done by the students of the college.


The C-shaped building of Sir JJ College of Architecture was designed by George Wittet. It was completed in 1910. Pics/Dhara Vora

“Earlier, the building was home to the pottery section (Sir George Clarke Technical Laboratories and Studios). It was later converted into the college of architecture,” says Dalvi.


The exhibition is on at the lobby of David Sassoon Library

Wittet was also re-organised the architectural education into a four-year course. He also designed the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA).


Of the drawings of the building