Chandigarh, one of the most well planned cities of the world will now represent India at at an International Architecture Festival to be held in Italy. The international exhibition on architecture named “Venice Biennale” will showcase the best architectural structures from over 37 countries and the north Indian city of Chandigarh will be a main feature that will represent India on the international level.
How will Chandigarh be Showcased in Italy
Chandigarh has a lot of architectural marvels built by Le Corbusier which are in much talks all over the world. During the exhibition, a large layout map of Chandigarh will depict the division of sectors in the city. It will showcase sectors 1 to 30. Important tourist places and buildings will also be showcased. Apart from this, a projector would run some exclusive slides of Le Corbusier‘s work in Chandigarh.
Rock Garden to be a Main Feature at Italy’s Architecture Festival
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh which also has an international fame will also be a part of Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition at Italy. According to sources, the director of the exhibition e-mailed Anuj Saini, son of Late Nek Chand asking him to showcase the beauty of the dad’s creation in Italy. Anuj will thus be flying to Italy and a small replica of Rock Garden will be built at the exhibition for visitors to experience and see Nek Chand’s creation.
A wall of waste plastic will be made with the help of drums which will thus be painted to give an exact look of the wall surrounding Chandigarh’s Rock Garden. It has also been planned that the entrance to the site where Rock Garden will be displayed will be a cave like structure something similar to low entry doors at Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Apart from this, a water fall, sculptures made with glass, bangles, marbles, broken ceramics etc will also be displayed.
The exhibition is scheduled to be held on 25th of May 2016 at Venice in Italy.
Earlier France had also showcased the beauty of Chandigarh at an exclusive exhibition in Paris which was visited by tens of thousands of people.
Chandigarh being showcased at such international exhibitions is surely a proud moment for everyone residing in Chandigarh. This would not just help the world know about this beautiful city but will help foreign tourists to come to see the beautiful Chandigarh.