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Preliminary fieldwork results

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Preliminary fieldwork results

Sidh Losa Mendiratta & Fernando Velho 


Project: "Old Goa - Searching for the lost city."
Na continuação do post de 28 de Janeiro último em que davamos conta de uma bolsa de estudo atribuída a Sidh Losa Mendiratta, no âmbito do projeto Old Goa - searching for the lost city http://bolseiros.foriente.pt/2019/01/preparing-fieldwork-sidh-losa.html, 
Damos agora a conhecer os resultados preliminares do projeto.  

Mirroring the Portuguese empire's wanes and misfortunes, the city of Old Goa - once the Christian missionary capital of Asia - had a slow and agonizing decline, being finally abandoned in the 1830s, when its convents were closed down. Throughout the 19th century, Old Goa was systematically dismantled, and its building materials reused in the new capital of the Estado da Índia, Pangim, just a few kilometers away.The project "Old Goa - searching for the lost city", coordinated by architects Sidh Losa Mendiratta and Fernando V…