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Initiated in 1949, Chandigarh is the most visible example of a planned city in India. Here, Kalia provides a history of its planning and development, focusing on the major figures involved. This updated edition features a new introduction and a new epilogue which relate the aims of the Indian government's original plans, and the vision and design of Le Corbusier, to present-day Chandigarh. The book remains the leading study of the growth and development of this fascinating city.
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Ravi Kalhan is the director of the Asthma and COPD Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
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