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Making of Chandigarh: What does it mean to be a World Heritage Site?; AR Saumya Sharma; Indian Express

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By having a World Heritage Site in the midst, the residents of Chandigarh not only have a reason to be proud, but also a shared responsibility to value and protect this legacy for the future generations.

Source: Making of Chandigarh: What does it mean to be a World Heritage Site?

Explained: The Edict of Chandigarh and why it matters; Hina Rohtaki; Indian Express

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The Punjab Vidhan Sabha has resolved to install statues of Bhagat Singh, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar and first Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh at the Assembly Building of Capitol Complex. What does the Edict say about installing statues? What is allowed and not allowed under the Edict?

Source: Explained: The Edict of Chandigarh and why it matters

Chandigarh’s urban planning dept gets dedicated website; Hindustan Times

The website urbanplanning.chd.gov.in, developed by SPIC, has all information regarding the planning and designing of various projects, which are either ongoing, in the planning stage or have already been completed.

Source: Chandigarh’s urban planning dept gets dedicated website – chandigarh – Hindustan Times

Italian photographer Roberto Conte captures Chandigarh’s modernist buildings; Cajsa Carlson; De Zeen

Photographer Roberto Conte has documented the concrete structures and geometric designs of the Le Corbusier-designed Indian city.

Source: Italian photographer Roberto Conte captures Chandigarh’s modernist buildings

Capitol Complex: Here’s everything you need to know about Chandigarh’s UNESCO Heritage; Saurabh Duggal; Hindustan Times

India – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

For Le Corbusier, Chandigarh’s Sector 1 is where the master architect unleashed his creativity, setting up the city’s most awe-inspiring landmark – The Capitol Complex

Read more from source: Capitol Complex: Here’s everything you need to know about Chandigarh’s UNESCO Heritage

8 Ways to Discover India’s Amazing Modern Architecture; Teddy Minford; Fodors

India – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

This town in Northern India was one of the first planned cities in the country.

Source: 8 Ways to Discover India’s Amazing Modern Architecture

The man, his legacy and more; William JR Curtis; Tribune India

India – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Source: The man, his legacy and more

Chandigarh: Le Corbusier and Nek Chand’s Rock Garden; Jerry Coyne; Why Evolution Is True

India – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Jerry Coyne has a few more travel posts from India: three or four, including this one, which documents his visit to the IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) at Mohali, a city adjacent to Chandigarh, which is here:

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Cast in concrete: The significance of Chandigarh’s architecture; Mehr Gill; Your Story

India – The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

One of the most important urban planning experiments of the 20th century, Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh is an Indian city unlike any other.

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