Raghu Rai & Gurmeet S. Rai

Raghu Rai I i is an internationally acclaimed photographer and photojournalist with fifty-six books to his credit. A recipient of several notable awards and honours, he is the only living photographer in the world to have received the Academie Des Beaux Art Photography Award- William Klein in 2019, one of the highest international awards in photography.

Gurmeet S. Rai, an architect with specialization in heritage, has worked on conservation of heritage sites, planning for historic areas and policy documents in both India and abroad. In 1996, she established CRCI India Pvt Ltd., a leading firm in heritage practice in India. She has received the Award of Distinction from UNESCO for two projects under the Asia Pacific Architectural Heritage Awards in 2002 and 2004. Thereafter, for over fifteen years, she has been on the jury of the Asia Pacific Architecutral Heritage Awards of UNESCO. She is currently a member of the steering committee of the TERRA 2022, the World Congress on Earthen Architectural Heritage, to be organized by Getty Conservation Institute in Santa Fe, USA. In 2021, she was appointed as heritage specialist for the conservation planning of the Parliament House in New Delhi.