Museum of Knowledge – bridging Le Corbusian heritage with security

The Chandigarh Urban Lab believes that whether the Governor’s Palace or the Museum of Knowledge is built, the most important aspect to completing the Capitol Complex is to restore civic access to the main plaza while acknowledging the needs for security. The site of the Museum of Knowledge offers a unique opportunity to address this challenge. A sunken plaza […]

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Incremental Housing: A New Typology

Village_53 Burail + Marla. This type takes the density and diversity of housing in the urban village and combines it with the order and control of Chandigarh’s marla houses. We have studied and understand that even in the most organized housing schemes there is expansion that takes place. The goal of type 3 is to […]

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The Case for a Chandigarh BRT

Vibrant, booming cities all over the world have turned to bus rapid transit in response to roadway congestion. Modern interiors and smart platforms serve millions of passengers each day while reducing vehicle miles travelled, improving mobility to all residents and providing rapid sub-regional transport. Flexible, quick to implement and cost-effective, BRT is the perfect match […]

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Governing Principles: The Double Square

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Governing Principles: The Golden Section

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The Capitol Plan: Designed v. As-Built

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