Workshop: Modernism in South Asia- Pierre Jeanneret´s Gandhi Bhawan
4 - 5 December 2015, Gandhi Bhawan, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
DATE: 4/12/2015
"The Getty Foundation USA, has awarded a Conservation Planning Grant to the Gandhi Bhawan, under its initiative ´Keeping it Modern´. The grant supports the conversation and preservation of modern architectural ensembles. The Gandhi Bhawan is the first recipient of this grant in Chandigarh and one of the 15 international architectural masterpiecies to be awarded from among 50 shortlisted. The first Workshop under this project titled: ´Modernism in South Asia- Pierre Jeanneret´s Gandhi Bhawan´ is being conducted between 4-5 December 2015 and includes an exhibition, release of a monograph of Pierre Jeanneret´s works on the University campus. The exhibition shall remain on view until December 12, 2015.

Program:
Free Walking Tour
05.12, 9:00 AM - ´Through Pierre´s ensembles´: Panjab University
Exhibition (The Museum of Fine Arts, Panjab University)
04.12, 2:30 PM - ´Modernism in South Asia: The works of Pierre Jeanneret"

Lectures (Gandhi Bhawan Auditorium, Panjab University)
04.12, 3:30 PM - ´Pierre Jeanneret - The Architect´s Craft´, Keynote Lecture by Professor Maristella Casciato, curator of Pierre Jeanneret Archive, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada
05.12, 10:00 AM onwards - ´Modernism in South Asia - The Indian Expierence´ ; ´Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh´ ; ´Gandhi Bhawan - Overview of Conservation Planning´ [...]"