Le Corbusier’s Modernist Chandigarh City Planning

Chandigarh was designed by Le Corbusier. The design of the city is based on a grid-iron plan based on the hierarchy of movement from highways to pedestrian walkways. The road layout, design of residences is remarkable. The sector layout employed by Corbusier gave designing a new dimension.

Le Corbusier is a Legendary Architect. He is the trendsetter of the Modern Architecture. He designed various different types of structures where he has proved his uniqueness in design.


Map Of Chandigarh City
Map Of Chandigarh City

He designed residences, offices, villas, structures such as Parliament building, high courts etc. Each of his designs are very much different from one another. Every building of his talks about his unique character and the purpose it is made for. Even today, his designs are considered modern and Legendary.

In 1950, India’s Prime Minister Jawharlal Nehru invited Le Corbusier to India to design a city, Chandigarh.

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