M Pallonji

The affable architect

The Marine Drive flyover, Belvedere Court at Mahalaxmi, Godrej Platinum at Vikhroli, Mindspace at Malad are but a few examples of architect Tehmasp Khareghat’s concrete legacy for Bombay. During the 60 years he built up a reputation as an architect he always attached great value to simplicity. The affable architect who passed away at the age of 90 on October 25, 2023 would say, "It is very easy to be complicated… Anyone can do that, but simplicity is the most difficult thing.”  Top: Tehmasp Khareghat;  (above, from l): with children Farhad and Dhun; with wife Zarin "Always simple and straightforward, disciplined and......

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