Summary and Info
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.