Adviser Visits Le Corbusier Centre and Chandigarh Architecture Museum
Chandigarh, 1st March 2019: The Advisor to Administrator Sh Manoj K Parida today visited the Le Corbusier Centre and Chandigarh Architecture Museum.
Deepika Gandhi, Director Le Corbusier Centre and Chandigarh Architecture Museum briefed the Advisor about the historic significance of the Corbusier Centre as the old Architects’ office where Le Corbusier and his team worked. The Advisor found the exhibits outlining the planning and creation of Chandigarh very informative and interesting.
The Advisor then visited the Architecture Museum where the Chief Architect and Deepika Gandhi briefed him about the priceless documents, drawings and models that trace the history of Chandigarh from its very inception to the development of the city in the 1980s.
He found the Edict of Chandigarh and furniture designed by Pierre Jeanneret particularly intriguing.The Advisor also appreciated the efforts taken to preserve the heritage of the city.