Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University For Women
(Established by Govt. of Delhi vide Act 9 of 2012)
ISO 9001:2015 Certified University
Title : Three day visit to Chandigarh for study of climate responsive architecture
Duration : 2016-11-02 to 2016-11-04
Content : Chandigarh is one of the most significant urban planning experiments of the 20th century. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016. It is the only one of the numerous urban planning schemes of Le Corbusier, the famous Swiss- French architect-planner, to have actually been executed. It is also the site of some of his greatest architectural creations. The city has had far-reaching impact, ushering in a modern idiom of architecture and city planning all over India and has become a symbol of planned urbanism. The tour was conducted which serves as a great academic interest to all the students of B.Arch. second year visited Chandigarh along with Faculty members Ar. Preeti Chauhan,Ar. Venus Kashyap. The three day tour had a very engaging itinerary which included visits to Museum & Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh, and visit to Chandigarh College of Architecture, Sector 12, and Visit to the Hon’ble High Court, Open Hand Monument, Punjab Assembly and the top floor of Punjab & Haryana Civil Secretariat to study the famous Le Corbusier’s work. Outdoor visits to spaces like War memorial and Sukhna Lake and rock garden were as also conducted. The entire trip was funded by the university.
Organised By :Department of ARCH