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Hawa Mahal (1799)*

Artist/Designer: Lal Chand Ustad

Project Location: Jaipur, India

Figure 1: Hawa Mahal. Source: Alda Cravo Al-Saude 2008, Digital Image ( Source | Accessed : April 7, 2014 )
Figure 2: Hawa Mahal. Source: canadaschmanada 2012, Digital Image ( Source | Accessed : April 7, 2014 )
Figure 3: Hawa Mahal. Source: PickyWallPapers 2012, Digital Image ( Source | Accessed : April 7, 2014 )


Primary Material(s):
Glass, Stone


Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
18th Century

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print-

Kagal, Carmen. Vistāra: the architecture of India : catalogue of the exhibition. Bombay: Festival of India, 1986.

Rowland, Benjamin. The art and architecture of India: Buddhist, Hindu, Jain. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1984.

Singh, Prahlad. The Hawa Mahal: incredible palace of the winds. Jaipur : Holiday Publications, 2013.

Building Address

Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Significant Dates
Built in 1799
Restored in 2006

Supporting Designers/Staff
Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh (2 December 1764 – 1 August 1803)

Indian architecture, Royal Palace, India, sandstone, cornices, stained glass, Jaipur, Asia, Southeast Asia

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