Chandigarh College of Architecture

Type: Organization
Name: Chandigarh College of Architecture
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

UT continues to stonewall on heritage furniture

Though the UT administration has been striving hard to get UNESCO to accord Chandigarh the status of a World Heritage City, it has done little to preserve the heritage furniture, much of which is in dire need of repair. Instead it has sold over 200 such ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

CCA row may end soon with UT intervention

CHANDIGARH: Students at Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA), Sector 12, can breathe a sigh of relief, with the UT administration stepping in to resolve the controversy over its 'de-recognition' by the Council of Architecture.In a letter sent to the ... [Published Times of India - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

4/17/2014: HTCHANDIGARH: Regulator, architecture college row: students asked to take test

CHANDIGARH: More than 200 students at the Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) from the 2009 batch onwards will now be required to take a test mandated by the regulator, Council of Architecture (COA), before they could be issued registration... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

4/16/2014: CAMPUS: Row between CCA, regulatory body masks deeper problems

There may be more to the wrangling between the Council of Architecture (COA), the regulatory body for all architectural institutes in the country, and the Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) than meets the eye. A number of letters exchanged... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

War of words breaks out between architecture council & college

CHANDIGARH: After the Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) in Sector 12 was notified that it should stop admissions for 2014-15 by the Council of Architecture (COA), a war of words has broken out between the two.While CCA maintained that the body ... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

4/15/2014: HT CHANDIGARH: Architecture college intake under cloud

CHANDIGARH: Admissions at the Chandigarh College of Architecture have come under a cloud following a directive by the regulator, the Council of Architecture (COA), to the college not to intake any students for 2014-15 session. The college admits 4 ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Concrete Action 2014

Conservation of Modern Architecture and Restoration of Concrete StructuresConcrete, Corbusier and Chandigarh share an inherent relationship. Concrete Action 2014, an international conference on Modern Architecture and Concrete Structures thus seemed to ... [Published World Architecture News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Walk up these garden paths

By the play of terraces, trees & waterscapes, the Mughals created paradisiacal landscapes upon earthRajnish Wattas On settling down, his thoughts turned towards bringing the blessings of water to its arid and dry landscapes. And thus sprouted one of the ... [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sector-17 buildings to get heritage facade

You could soon have naturally-coloured uniform buildings at Sector-17, the heart of the city, if the administration's plan of restoration of buildings is approved by its heritage committee. The move is aimed at ensuring that buildings at the city centre ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

4/4/2014: CANPUS/NEIGHBOURHOOD: ‘Youth should come forward to conserve city’s heritage’

CHANDIGARH: An international conference on ‘Conservation of Ancient/Modern Architecture’ was organised at Chandigarh College of Architecture on Friday. On this occasion, a panel discussion, on conservation of modern architecture and restoration of... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

French ambassador talks of more tie-ups with Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Armed with a host of ideas over collaborations, especially in the field of agriculture and research, French ambassador to India Francois Richier visited educational institutions like PEC University of Technology and Chandigarh College of Architecture ... [Published Times of India - Feb 20 2014]

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CoA president Uday C Gadkari confirmed the receipt of the letter on phone. "We have received a letter from the administration. They have shown a positive attitude and offered that we visit the college for inspection" Gadkari said
...principal Pradeep K Bhagat said the council was supposed to hold checks once in five years, but it conducted these in 2005, 2009 and again in 2012. "In 2012, they sent one person and we told them that inspection can be conducted in five years and with a minimum of two inspectors. They again came, this time through the administration and finally the inspection was allowed. How can they say that we didn't comply, when the council isn't following its own calendar" Bhagat told TOI
Babur, after wining the battle of Panipat, settled down and paid personal attention to "Bringing the bliss of water to the thirsty land of Hind" . In fact, one of the Mughal miniature paintings beautifully depicts the scene of Babur personally supervising the layout of a garden at Kabul...
"We zeroed in on the right colour for the buildings after a lot of experiments. This will bring the city on a global footing as far as heritage is concerned and can also be taken as a positive for tourism" said Rajnish Wattas, former principal, Chandigarh College of Architecture, and a member of the heritage sub-committee

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UT continues to stonewall on heritage furniture [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 19 2014]
CCA row may end soon with UT intervention [Published Times of India - Apr 17 2014]
4/17/2014: HTCHANDIGARH: Regulator, architectur... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 17 2014]
4/16/2014: CAMPUS: Row between CCA, regulatory ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
War of words breaks out between architecture co... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
4/15/2014: HT CHANDIGARH: Architecture college ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 15 2014]
Report: Concrete Action 2014 [Published World Architecture News - Apr 14 2014]
Walk up these garden paths [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Sector-17 buildings to get heritage facade [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 06 2014]
4/4/2014: CANPUS/NEIGHBOURHOOD: ‘Youth should c... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 04 2014]
French ambassador talks of more tie-ups with Ch... [Published Times of India - Feb 20 2014]
Chandigarh to get Garden of Springs [Published Topnews.in - Feb 08 2011]
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