Project Title: “Uplifting of Star Chowk”
Location: Main GT Road, Jhelum Cantonment
IDEA BEHIND THE PROJECT:
In this monumental Star Chowk different style of warfare has been shown.
Different warfare tools used in different era initiated from Ancient to Medieval era, and finally different Warfare used by Pakistan Army was presented in well crafted panels inside of concrete wings in reliefs.
As Jhelum cantonment is among old and popular cantonments of the region, warfare through ages has been used in this region since ages and the same has been reflected in this reliefs.
Relief works has been shown in an excellent style of architectural form.
Warfare styles for the following regimes have been uncovered:
- Alexander the Great
- The Mughal Empire
- The Suri Empire (Sher shah Suri)
- The British Empire
- The Pakistan Army
Client: Cantonment Board, Jhelum
Consultant Architects: EDIFICE
Principal Architect: Mr. Adil Badshah
Sculptor: Mr. Tariq Kakar
Structural Engineers: Mr. Nagra (Zohaib Associates)
Project Manager: Mr. Sabir Hussain Bokhari
Contractors: Crystal Enterprises, Islamabad
Project Completed: April- 2010