Art exhibition, Gandhara: Dusting off the past, inaugurated

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Staff Reporter

An Art Exhibition “Gandhara: Dusting off the Past” opened at COMSATS Art Gallery.

The exhibition was inaugurated by Rector COMSATS University Prof. Dr. Tabassum Afzal and showcased art work of students of Department of Architecture.

Addressing the occasion the Rector, Prof. Dr. Tabassum Afzal praised the students for conducting a thorough research on the subject matter and recognized their efforts for the show.

He said Nations which have progressed preserved art, culture and history and have made advances in learning based on experience. He said there was a need to further study the traditional sustainable architecture practices.

The exhibition comprised work on strategical analysis of the urban planning of the Gandhara region and gave a detailed analysis of town planning and restoration of land marks, stupas and monastery.

The work entailed documentation of the existing site, the Gandhara architecture, on ground features, sources available as well as a study of the materials used in the construction process.

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