THE TALE OF CHIMBEL’S NOSSA SENHORA DO CARMO

AND WHY WE SHOULD CARE,

by Aliya Abreu,

in The Goan Everyday – Sunday June 30, 2019

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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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‘India’s Greatest Architect’ Charles Correa

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India’s most iconic modern architect Charles Correa had a prolific career, having designed almost 100 buildings in India alone during his lifetime, but whether it was low-income housing or luxury condos, Correa maintained a universal approach that respected the local conditions, met the practical needs of its inhabitants and acknowledged the spiritual nature and beauty of his country.

Read the full article on architect Charles Correa by Charlotte Luxford here.

VISIT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, ANTONIO COSTA, THE PRIME MINISTER OF PORTUGAL

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His Excellency, António Costa, the Prime Minister of Portugal on his official visit to India, had visited the Charles Correa Foundation on 12 January 2017 along with his other visits to the main centres in Goa.