New Le Corbusier Monograph Offers Exclusive Look at Today's Chandigarh

Corbu completed the concrete Legislative Assembly building in 1962. Photography by Shaun Fynn/Princeton Architectural Press. An architecturally powerful new capital for the state of Punjab was the joint dream of Indian prime minister Jawarharlal Nehru and architect Le Corbusier. They signed a contract to work together on Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex in 1950. It ultimately comprised three of Corbu’s most dramatic buildings: the High Court, first to be finished; the Secretariat, the largest at almost 800 feet long; and, most masterful, the Legislative Assembly. Many decades later, what are they like? That had been a difficult question to answer, because photography ...

GKV Architects and Martin Brudnizki Revive 19th-Century Office as NYC's Beekman Hotel

Nothing beats the “wow” of a yuge atrium. Just ask a certain New York real-estate developer. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean ...