le corbusier

Assembly Model

Here is a video of the dis-assembly of a model of Le Corbusier’s Assembly building. The model was made by a class of students in a seminar on Indian Modernism. I have matched the video to [...]

Proposal for the Museum of Knowledge

As designed by Le Corbusier, the Capitol Complex is currently not completed. A fourth building, the Museum of Knowledge was planned to accompany the existing Secretariat, Assembly Hall and High [...]

What is an Apni Mandi?

The Leisure Valley was planned by Le Corbusier to provide one of four major functions; care of the body and spirit. It is meant to promote health and forms the lungs of the city. However, the park [...]

Space Activation in Ahmedabad

The capitol complex is in need of some major social activation and the main question is in what manner this activation should happen. The visit to Ahmedabad was a great experience because it opened [...]

The Envisioned Periphery: 1952

                To maintain the aesthetic of the “City Beautiful,” Le Corbusier envisioned the periphery to be a large green space whose agriculture would [...]

Le Corbusier’s Vitruvian Man

 “Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.” Architecture is the masterly, correct and magnificent play of masses [...]
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