The International Network of Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) is a world wide organization dedicated to the support of traditional building, maintenance of local character and the creation of better places to live in. It is involved in the creation of an active network of individuals and institutions who design, make, maintain, study or enjoy traditional building, architecture and place making. The activities of INTBAU are focused on research, professional exchanges, advisory and pilot projects in the field of Urban revitalisation, Traditional planning and Sustainable design. By education, research and the promotion of traditional techniques, it encourages people to maintain traditional buildings and to build new buildings and places which help improve the quality of life in cities and towns around the world. INTBAU also promotes traditional methods and crafts to promote economic sustainability for craftspersons and environmental sustainability in the creation of the built environment.The Nabha Foundation is building on the philanthropic activities of the Khemka Family and its roots in Nabha, by taking up issues of integrated and sustainable rural development, infrastructure upgradation and heritage conservation in Nabha, Punjab. With the active engagement of the government and other stakeholders in Punjab, one of the prime initiatives of the foundation is the adaptive reuse of regional historical buildings in support of community development projects. The Foundation aims to create innovative institutions that reflect the local context and vernacular architecture of Nabha. On a broader view, the Nabha Foundation is leading a process change in mainstreaming heritage in the developmental process in Punjab, as part of the Foundation’s strategic vision for urban regeneration in this region.