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.
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?
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.
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.
Capitol Complex: Here’s everything you need to know about Chandigarh’s UNESCO Heritage; Saurabh Duggal; Hindustan Times
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
This town in Northern India was one of the first planned cities in the country.
Source: The man, his legacy and more
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:
One of the most important urban planning experiments of the 20th century, Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh is an Indian city unlike any other.