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A classical design for a colonial-style city

Puducherry, on the gulf of Bengal, preserves its colonial-style architecture with care. Custom-made lampposts in cast iron with 851 LED lamps were chosen to illuminate the city centre.

Location
Puducherry , India

Year
2018-2019

Client
Public Works Department (PWD), Puducherry Tourism Development Corporation &  INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage) – Puducherry

Project
Heritage Area Beautification – Roman Rolland, Dumas Street, Bharathi Park – Puducherry

Photographer
Antonio Neri 

The city was designed according to the traditional French grid pattern, with square housing blocks and perpendicular tree-lined avenues. The central park is a point of reference for the entire city.

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