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Students from Srinivas School of Architecture took part in Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar:28/1/18; A group of students from Srinivas School of Architecture (SSA), Valachil, Mangalore took part in Ekamra Walks to study Klingan temple design and architecture as part of their study curriculum.

After spending more than 2 hours studying the temples with three distinct styles, i.e. Rekha, Pidha and Khakhra style of Kalingan architecture the student and faculty members of SSA Mangalore were of the opinion that what the sketches and photos in their text books depict, the temples of Odisha and especially Bhubaneswar are far more beautiful and carry a distinct signature of the respective times and the creative genius of the old school of architecture.

All students of SSA Mangalore, under Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka, are in the third year of their undergraduate studies in architecture asked questions to tour guides to know about the temple structures, style, types of stone used in them, influences of various school of thoughts, religion, society and the Royals, who through different periods ruled over Kalinga and also had acted as the financer of these magnificent edifices in stone.

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