The Splendor of Architectural Syncretism in India

Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 6 p.m.


Experience India through the eyes of 2017 Neel Reid Prize winner Reinaldo Hernandez

As the 2017 J. Neel Reid Scholar, Reinaldo Hernandez traveled through India studying the architectural brilliance left behind by previous empires and kingdoms.

2018 Neel Reid Lecture

Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 6 p.m.
Rhodes Hall
1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Hear 2017 Neel Reid winner Reinaldo Hernandez recount his experiences and architectural observations during his travels in India this past year.

Free and open to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Cary’s Cuisine will be served.


Reinaldo’s travels took him to world famous structures such as the Taj Mahal and the Meenakshi Aman Temple, in addition to other grand edifices like the Delhi Jama Masjid and Qutub Minar. In a country known for spirituality, Reinaldo was welcomed into Hindu and Sikh temples, as well as mosques. In between train and tuk tuk rides, he found himself charged by a sacred cow and blessed by an elephant.

A Miami native, Reinaldo has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami and a Master of Architectural Design and Urbanism from the University of Notre Dame.