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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Le Corbusier


City beautiful - Brick by brick

August 30, 2021 10:51 am

A series on the buildings by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret’s 125th birth anniversary: 'People need to be sensitised about city’s heritage and people who created it'

March 24, 2021 5:25 am

To bring elements of Jeanneret’s work, philosophy to people, an outdoor exhibition is on display till March 31.

Mumbai link: The challenge for Chandigarh Police in every case

November 23, 2020 9:22 am

The Mumbai link again surfaced in the investigation of 2018 theft of 28 heritage furniture items from the office of Punjab finance and planning department in Sector 33.

Corbusier’s light post at Rose Garden vandalised

October 23, 2020 11:31 am

The Superintending Engineer Horticulture at Chandigarh Municipal Corporation said that staff had found one bollard damaged completely and the malba removed. There are 270 such lights at the Rose garden.

10 Chandigarh heritage items designed by Jeanneret & Corbusier sold for Rs 2.11 cr

October 16, 2020 11:26 am

The auctioned items included armchairs, writing table, public bench, set of eight easy armchairs, folding screen etc, which were made for the use in the Punjab and Haryana high court, Secretariat, Panjab University (PU).

Garbage keeps piling up before Le Corbusier Centre, removed after MOH’s intervention

July 17, 2020 11:18 am

The pile was removed only on Thursday evening after an intervention by Medical Officer of Health (MOH), MC, Dr Amrit Pal Singh.

Three heritage items from Chandigarh auctioned in USA for Rs 1.12 cr, highest amount earned since 2009

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.

A date with history: From today, step into Jeanneret’s restored canteen

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.

Corbusier’s ideas and design still relevant for the world of today: New York-based expert

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.

Kabhi Kabhi: Unpacking Capitol Complex, watching the Open Hand turn

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.