Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India
Niemeyer built Brasilia (1960),Le Corbusier’s
and his cousin Jeanneret
, Chandigarh (1966). When India became independent (1947), Nehru commissioned the latter to lay out Punjab’s capital. They designed everything, down to the furniture for public buildings. Architectural plans, photos, letters— Le Corbusier’s biggest project is fully revealed. Edifying.
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