Nossa Senhora Do Carmo

Do the ruins of an 18th-century chapel and convent feature in the aspirations of a village, under pressure from the growing city?

Based on a talk at CCF by;
Fernando Velho, Architect 
along with
Erica De Mello, Student at Goa College of Architecture

In the previous blog ‘A Search for Commons in the Pressure of Growing Cities’ the problems and pressures on the Goan village of Chimbel were illustrated. Within that context, there arose a need for a public space that could serve as a commons for the village. 

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A Search for Commons in the Pressure of Growing Cities

This blog is the first part of a trilogy about a village, its residents, and the ruins of a chapel. The Charles Correa Foundation has been actively involved in assisting the villagers in their project, and our combined efforts have recently yielded positive results. You can read about it on the news section of our website or Aliya Abreu’s article in the Goan Everyday.

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Mt Carmel Church ruins to be declared a heritage site

TCP MINISTER DECIDES TO ACCEPT THE REQUEST MADE BY CHARLES CORREA FOUNDATION AND ANA GRACIAS

The Conservation Committee of the department of Town and Country Planning
(TCP) headed by the TCP minister decided to accept the request made by Charles
Correa Foundation and Ana Gracias ( leader of a citizens’ movement from Chimbel) and list the ruins of Nossa Senhora do Carmo, on the conservation list of the Goa Land Development and Building Construction Regulations.

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In the News – Panaji architect pitches for archaeological park in Chimbel

Says ruins of Nossa Senhora de Carmo are a great alternative to create green space in the village

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Panaji-based architect Fernando Velho on Friday made a strong pitch for the ruins of the Convent and Church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo in Chimbel to be converted into an archaeological park for the residents of Chimbel.

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HERITAGE CONSERVATION PHASE 1 – LISTING AND GRADING OF HERITAGE STRUCTURES IN PANAJI

 

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Heritage Spread in the City of Panaji

Location: Panaji
Status: Documentation Report
Year of Completion: 2014 Continue reading “HERITAGE CONSERVATION PHASE 1 – LISTING AND GRADING OF HERITAGE STRUCTURES IN PANAJI”

LANE REDEVELOPMENT MALA AND FONTAINHAS

 

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Proposal for the Lane Redevelopment of Mala

Location: Panjim
Status: Project Proposal Report for Mala and Fontainhas – Implemented for Mala
Year of Completion: Fontainhas – 2014
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