Archinect - News 2014-04-23T15:54:25-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/94372408/opulent-examples-of-goan-architecture Opulent examples of Goan architecture Nam Henderson 2014-02-25T22:49:00-05:00 >2014-02-25T22:50:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3u/3u8c8zpdxy3s7vj9.jpg" width="514" height="724" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A range of architectural styles evolved, but the purest examples of the Goan aesthetic share a few features: brightly painted exteriors; Hindu-style sunken courtyards in the center; and window panes made of oyster shells.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Abby Aguirre travels to Goa, to sample its distinctive Indo-Latin architecture including elegant former estates, turned laid-back guesthouses. This style of architecture features&nbsp;<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_Goan_Catholics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">strong Portuguese, Mughal, and Indian influences</a>.</p><p>Those wanting to learn more about this syncretic architecture of&nbsp;<a title="Goan Catholics" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goan_Catholics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Goan Catholics</a>,&nbsp;should read <a href="http://www.prismma.in/goan-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chandan Dubey</a> and <a href="http://www.prismma.in/the-goan-portuguese-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brian D'Souza</a> in <a href="http://www.prismma.in/magazine/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prismma</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60053501/aarvli-resort-by-serie-architects-starts-construction-in-goa-india Aarvli Resort by Serie Architects Starts Construction in Goa, India Alexander Walter 2012-10-25T19:57:00-04:00 >2012-10-29T23:34:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mo/moluqazk8uwlkemo.jpg" width="514" height="368" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London/Mumbai-based firm Serie Architects has shared with us their latest project, Aarvli Resort, which just broke ground in India. Completion of the proposed eco-resort is scheduled for late 2013.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>