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“The Pinnacle Arch” in the courtyard of Presidency University unveiled today

“The Pinnacle Arch” in the courtyard of Presidency University unveiled today

India Blooms News Service | 21 Aug 2017, 01:59 am
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IBNS): An installation in steel in the courtyard of Presidency University, titled The Pinnacle Arch, has been unveiled by former governor M. K. Narayanan.

This unique installation The Pinnacle Arch was designed and conceptualised by the ace architect Abin Chaudhuri, Principal and Design Director, Abin Design Studio as the institute wanted to commemorate the legacy of 200 years of Presidency also through the architectural essence of the sentiment and the success of the this institution.

It comprises a series of 52 steel pipes planted in a circle, the first of which forms an arch while the rest bend outward and rise in increasing proportion till the last one stands upright at a height of 17.5ft.

It symbolises the movement from a shelter to the open sky. The Pinnacle Arch is a representation of the journey of an individual and the institute from a sheltered environment to collective growth and aspiration culminating in greatness.

Abin Chaudhuri, Principal and Design Director, ADS said "We derived our inspiration from the variety of arches in the building. The starting point of the design is an arch as one enters the building through one. The arch is a symbol of the greatness that Presidency has nurtured while a straight line stands for infinite possibilities and freedom,"

“The Pinnacle Arch” in the courtyard of Presidency University unveiled today

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