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VENGURLA: ARCHITECTURE AND COMMUNITY

The town of Vengurla is located in Konkan stretch of Maharashtra and  entry point of North Goa from Konkan belt. The town is sprawling form coast line towards the NH17. The small town has distinct communities and their identifiable neighbourhoods. The main occupation is fishing and agriculture along with the ore mines for Manganese, keeping Vengurla Port buzzing with activities till late hours.
As one moves away from coastline towards the inner conditions of neighbourhood level, the quality of social and cultural life reveals in its situations and context of epic story's attached to the shrines. Each shrine is unique architecturally and mythological significance. The each shrine has public place around as meeting point for social and cultural end. The typology of shrine is typical to Konkan region stretching upto Karwar area. The large hall with masculine columns as an entry point and cascading shikharas and domes tells the story of its survival through the successive era of strugg…

KRVIA MASTERS: SEM I- STUDIO: 2015