• Code PHR23211
  • Faculty Architecture
  • Tutor/s Gauri Bharat,Priyanka Kanhare
  • TA Richa Bihari


This essay explores the Khoja community's architectural legacy, patterns of migration, cultural significance, and financial impact in Mundra, Gujarat, from the 18th to the mid-20th century. It looks at the port town's spatial dynamics, the Muslim community's economic strata, and the unique architecture of Khoja institutions. It addresses the current status of Khoja institutions, showing their dwindling importance in Mundra's urban fabric, while highlighting the community's decline and migration. The initiative intends to shed light on the intricate relationship between historical legacies and contemporary reality, demonstrating how cities and communities are always changing.