ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANS – WHY KALA ACADEMY SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN DOWN

KA study - Janice Movement, pause and rest patterns inside Kala Academy – an analysis by Janice Veigas

 

Kala Academy is one of the most significant structures in the city of Panaji. A cultural center that was beautifully designed by the legendary architect Charles Correa is a symbol of modern heritage in Goa. Its human-friendly scale, building proportions, and a non-restrictive design approach to accommodate users from different walks of life is truly an architecture for humans. Janice Veigas, as a part of her thesis study, analyzed the human behavior patterns inside Kala Academy, and how the design is sensitive to the needs of its users. Read here to know more.