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Black House in Kalabhavan, Shantiniketan

Featured here is the Black House, a student hostel in the campus of Kalabhavan, College of Arts, Shantiniketan. The building made of mud is designed by eminent artistes like Nandalal Bose, Surendranath Kar and Ramkinker Baij.

The walls of the house are decorated with Mohenjo-daro motifs and that of several folk and classical art forms. Among the students of Kalabhavan it is considered a privilege to have a room in Black House and only few get this opportunity.