Gokhlu | Wall niche
Location: Saronda, Valsad, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Earth, Lime
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Gokhlu in Gujarati means a receptacle. Many traditional and vernacular dwellings feature tiny in-built wall niches in most rooms of the house.