Chandigarh The City Beautiful Chandigarh Is One Of The Beautifully And Best-planned City In India.

CHANDIGARH THE CITY BEAUTIFUL Chandigarh is one of the beautifully and best-planned city in India. The architecture of Chandigarh is world-renowned, and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. It is capital of two states i.e. Punjab and Haryana, and the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The face of modern India, Chandigarh, is the manifestation of a dream that Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru envisaged and Le Corbusier executed. Chandigarh is one of the rare example of modernization co-existing with nature’s preservation. It is here that the trees and plants are as much a part of the construction plans as the buildings and the roads. Indias first planned city, better known as CHANDIGARH THE CITY BEAUTIFUL. Chandigarh is one of the most significant urban planning experiments of the 20th century. It is the only one of the numerous urban planning schemes of Le Corbusier, the famous French architect-planner, to have actually been executed. The roads consists of roundabouts are perpendicularly constructed, a concept followed by Indus Civilization. Le Corbusier summed up his work on the city in an "edict", reproduced here in full: SECTORS This city is composed of sectors. Each sector is 800 meters by 1,200 meters, enclosed by roads allocated to fast mechanized transport and sealed to direct access from the houses. Each sector has a green strip oriented longitudinally stretching centrally along the sector in the direction of the mountains. The green strip should stay uninterrupted and accommodate schools, sports fields, walks and recreational facilities for the sector. Vehicular traffic is completely forbidden in the green strips, where tranquility shall reign and the curse of noise shall not penetrate. Architectural specialty Certain areas of Chandigarh are of special architectural interest. Where harmonized and unified construction of buildings is aimed at, absolute architectural and zoning control should remain operative. Along V-2 central, dual carriageways Madhya Marg and Uttar Marg, where skyline, heights, character and architecture of buildings as planned shall not be altered. No building shall be constructed north of the Capitol Complex Along V-2 beyond dual carriageway areas are reserved for cultural institutions only and shall never have any residential buildings City Centre The City Centre plaza in Sector 17 was designed by Le Corbusier as "Pedestrian’s Paradise". No vehicular traffic is permitted in the plaza. Geology The Union Territory of Chandigarh is located in the foothills of the Shivalik hill ranges in the north, which form a part of the fragile Himalayan ecosystem. It is occupied by Kandi (Bhabhar) in the north east and Sirowal (Tarai) and alluvial plains in the remaining part. The subsurface formation comprises of beds of boulders, pebbles, gravel, sand, silt, clays and some kankar. The area is drained by two seasonal rivulets viz. Sukhna Choe in the east and Patiala-Ki-Rao Choe in the west. The central part forms a surface water divide and has two minor streams. The stream passing through the central part is called N-Choe and the other is Choe Nala which initiates at Sector 29. Fact File The basic geographical and demographic profile of Chandigarh is as under: Area114 sq kms Longitude760 47′ 14E Latitude300 44′ 14N Altitude304-365 meters above MSL with 1% drainage gradient Annual Rainfall (average)1110.7 mm MonsoonJuly-September TemperatureWinter Min. (Nov.-Jan, 2006) 10 C-160 C Summer Max. (April-July, 2004) 270C-440C If visiting Chandigarh contact SAFE TOUR & TRAVELS Safe Tour & Travels Established in 2000 in Chandigarh, the city beautiful, with a prime motive to handle domestic and inbound travelling needs.Safe Tour & Travels Taxi Service. We provide one way taxi service for Delhi, Manali, Shimla at very reasonable charges. We owns a large fleet of vehicles having GPS installed. Some of the latest models in our fleet are Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Corolla, Honda city, Toyota Innova, Tata Safari, Tata Sumo Grande, Swift Dzire, Indigo, Swift, Ritz, Tempo Traveller, 24 seater Luxary Coach & many more.. For booking call at +91- 90 23 90 23 23 or click below 相关的主题文章: