Item Type Thesis
Title Architecture for the sea
Author Bora, Amlanjoyti
Abstract Mandvi is a city and a municipality in the Kutch district of Gujarat. It is an important port city of the region, which has been founded as a port town by Rao Khengarji I, King of Kutch, in the late 16th century. The city has more than four hundred year old ship building industry that still manufactures ships. The craftsmen of Mandvi shipmaking industry are working on the land, touching the sky and aims to the sea to conquer. The age-old wooden shipbuilding industry is an example of extreme strength & handicraft skill, which is still there in the age of industrialisation. The craft is still surviving because of the strong will and their respect for it. The objective of the project is to document the hard work, patience and the intricacy of the craft that involves creating the giants. An emphasis is also put to highlight the environment in which they are working and the lifestyle around it.
Type Photography Project
University National Institute of Design
Place Gandhinagar
Date 31 May 2015
# Of Pages 11
Language English
Short Title Architecture for the sea
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