|City||Chandigarh, , India|
|Phone||+91 172 274 0685|
The Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) was established on 7th August 1961 and was set up as a part of the great “Chandigarh Experiment” to impart education in Architecture. The college conducts a five year course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) for which it is affiliated to the Panjab University in the Faculty of Design and Fine Arts. CCA is a premier architectural institution of the entire north-western region of India covering the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan as well as the Union Territory of Chandigarh. A large number of the alumni of this college are now doing extremely well professionally whether it be in practice, the government and public sector undertakings, teaching or research. The College is located in the educational zone of the city next to the Punjab Engineering College in Sector 12.
the largest and the most daring experiment in modern urbanism has become the Mecca for architects from all over the world. Chandigarh’s pre-eminence as an ‘International City‘ rests largely on the world renowned architect Le Corbusier; who developed its master plan in 1951, based on his urban planning theories and his masterly architectural works.
What is not so well known is the fact that the 20th century's greatest architect also succeeded in getting Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) established as an integral part of the great Chandigarh Experiment. His conviction was that the creation of built environment, however brilliant and consequential, cannot be fully grasped- much less perpetuated – if the principles regulating its concept are not properly understood through study of various components of the city in use. CCA aims at developing its unique inherent potential and location and to inspire, support, sustain and continue academic programs whereby professionals –trained in the tradition of modern urbanism ushered in by the incomparable master- could extend the frontiers of Creativity in the pursuit of serving the Family of Man -- efficiently, comprehensively, beautifully. The Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) was established on 7th August 1961 and was set up as a part of the great “Chandigarh Experiment” to impart education in Architecture.
Conceptualized as a symbol of India 's new freedom, democracy and its progressive thinking, Chandigarh was to be in Nehru's words "a new city unlettered by the traditions of the past. ..an expression of the nation's faith in the future. Chandigarh one of the most significant urban planning experiments of the 20th century, is the only one of the numerous urban planning schemes of Le Corbusier, the famous French architect- planner, to have actually been executed.
It is also the site of some of his greatest architectural creations. The city has had far-reaching impact, ushering in a modem idiom of architecture and city planning all over India and has become a symbol of planned urbanism. It is as famous for it’s landscaping as for its architectural ambience. Most of the buildings are in pure, cubical form, geometrically subdivided with emphasis on proportion, scale and detail.
Chandigarh College Of Architecture offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Chandigarh College Of Architecture offers 4 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Tech ArchitectureView Details Duration: 4 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
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Chandigarh College Of Architecture