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Saturday, November 1, 2008

The Chandigarh Architecture Museum - 12

Guys, you can see here the display one can have the glimpse of the original documents pertaining to the planning and evolution of the city, and also of some rare plans, sketches and relevant photographs prepared by Master Planner of the City. The detailed information about this Chandigarh Architecture Museum can be had from a beautifully published handbook for the Museum which is on sale at its reception counter.

The city Chandigarh was one of the greatest urban experiments of the 20th century. The Chandigarh Architecture Museum the history of Chandigarh. The story of selection of the site the studies of the first team of architecture and planners i.e. Albert Mayer and Matthew Nowicki, the contribution of Le Corbusier, Chandigarh today and tomorrow. The sequential planning and architecture of the city is presented thought original drawings, sketches, documents, models and translates. Keeping the building closer to Corbusier spirit, it has been adapted from a structure design by Le Corbusier as an Exhibition Pavillion at Zurich.

Related Links :

01. Museums and Art Gallaries of India : A Survey - 1
02. Museums of Jammu and Kashmir : Sri Pratap Singh Museum Srinagar - 2
03. Art Gallery Jammu :Dogra Art Gallery - 3
04. Himachal Pradesh : The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharmshala - 4
05. Himachal Pradesh : Bhuri Singh Museum, Shimla - 5
06. Shimla State Museum - 6
07. The Nicholas Roerich Gallery, Shimla - 7
08. Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Summerhil, Shimla - 8
09. Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum, Naggar - 9
10. Punjab and Haryana : Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar - 10
11. Government Museum and Art Callery, Chandigarh - 11
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