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Here you get first hand information how a new city can be developed . The city beautiful is a living example of creating new cities in a planned manner . But unfortunately we have expanded all our existing cities and allowed them to create new...More
The Capitol Complex is one of the best places to visit in Chandigarh. Prominently known for its magnificent edifices set against the Shivalik peaks, this monument speaks has a major monumental character and authority. Situated inside the complex are the three structural and architectural masterpieces-...More
The Capitol complex is the visible sign of the of the new city created from scratch in the 1950’s. The raw architecture of the city is clearly demonstrated in the Capitol buildings. Must for students of architecture and Corbusier fans.
According to Lonely Planet this was a must see. We took the tour and were sorely disappointed! The tour guide did nothing more than recite facts (albeit some were interesting) that I could have read anywhere. He was not engaging, nor did he share any...More
I booked a tour online. The buildings were both wonderful in reality (seen many photos) and also a bit disappointing. It doesn't explain on the website that you can't go inside on Saturdays or Sundays, and often not on weekdays if the assembly is sitting...More
Le Corbusier practiced all his laws like golden section, human modular in making this city. He proved that architecture is simply not just making design of a building rather it's a complete science about living. Entire city is based on human body and is the...More
You should take a tour to access the Capitol Complex. The guide offers some information but you try to make some research by yourself to understand the symbolic dimension of this place. Chandigarh is a very Western city in India. These buildings become exotic plants...More
One of the funny things about India is that the rules of what matters when it comes to architecture sees to be completely contradictory to how things work in Europe. In India beautiful ancient buildings are left to decay, covered in plants growing out of...More
I'm sorry but there is nothing beautiful about these grotesque structures; it's the same architectural design that blights a lot of London, Geneva & Zurich.
At least they are getting rid of it in London.
When you see the beauty of ancient designs (& there...More