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.

Why kala academy is considered to be such an important building?

 

Kala Academy is more than just a stone structure. Apart from the intangible values that surround the building, Kala Academy is being visited and studied by around a thousand students every year for its architectural significance.

Read more on why it is considered to be such an important building here, by Lester Silveira.

 

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Petition

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The Charles Correa Foundation announce a petition to the Minister of Art and Culture, Government of Goa. To undertake sensitive conservation measures with proper consultation, together with the Foundation with the goal of preserving the building of Kala Academy.

If you believe in our cause, please sign the petition and share the same.

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News coverage: the Suo Moto Order passed by the High Court of Bombay in Goa, concerned about the discourse around Kala Academy

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KA’s layout draws in 1k students each yr

Date: 25 July 2019

Nida Sayed makes a case for the academic significance of the Architecture of Kala Academy in the Times of India.

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