June 19, 2019 10:02 am
Over one and a half years, as many as 40 heritage furniture items from Chandigarh have been auctioned at various auction houses abroad for a whopping amount of Rs 2.14 crore till now.
April 24, 2019 8:29 am
Deepika Gandhi, director of the Centre, says the process of restoration was challenging as the place was in utter neglect, and there were no original drawings available for reference.
October 09, 2018 8:17 am
Dr Shumkov spoke at length about Corbusier’s book, ‘The Poem of the Right Angle’, written between 1947 and 1943, which incorporates text and paintings.
October 07, 2018 1:53 pm
Even in his time, Le Corbusier was an enigmatic figure, but Gandhi’s expert commentary made it easy to understand why his name still evokes more than just passing curiosity.
June 29, 2018 12:41 am
As per norms, renovation work in a heritage building needs the permission of the Chandigarh Heritage Conservation Committee. An office-bearer of the CHCC, wishing not to be named, said no such permission was taken.
June 13, 2016 12:28 pm
Presented by the Alliance Francaise, as part of the 50th death anniversary of the architect, the show has photos by Chandigarh photographer Ajay Bhatia.
March 19, 2016 4:38 am
M N Sharma, the first Indian Chief Architect of Chandigarh, spoke over the phone about the new section ‘MN Sharma Collection’, soon after its inauguration at the Government Museum and Art Gallery on Friday.
December 18, 2015 10:05 pm
Corbusier was "an apolitical person", "who did not fall prey to totalitarian mermaids singing", said Linus von Castelmur.
November 21, 2015 5:42 am
The revolutionary architect and urban planner Le Corbusier was also a camera person, who worked behind and before the lens.
November 04, 2015 5:07 am
Presented by Alliance Francaise, the exhibition showcases 25 photographs of Corbusier’s architectural masterpieces in the city, and a few in Ahmedabad.