You are on page 1of 175
CHANDIGARH'S LE CORBUSIER The 8 ee. Struggle for Modernity ion iu om in Postcolonial India ALGO RA Vea a Chandigarh’s Le Corbusier The Struggle for Modernity in Postcolonial India Vikramaditya Prakash Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad First published in india in 2002 by Mapin Publshing Pvt Ltd Ahmedabad 380013 India Tel: 79-755 1833 / 755 1793 For Leah Fax: 79-755 0955 email: Published simultaneously in the United States of America by University of Washington Press P.O. Box 50096 Seattle, Washington 98145-5096 Distributed in Asia (excluding Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, and Hong Kong) by Hemisphere Publication Services 240 MacPherson Road +#08-01 Pines Industrial Building Singapore Tel: 65-741-5166 Fax: 65-742 9356 email: Text © 2002 by the University of Washington Press Photographs and drawings © as listed ‘Map © Mapin Publishing All rights reserved under international copyright conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any other information storage and retrval system, without the prior permission in writing from the publisher ISBN: 81-85822-99-9 (Mapin) ISBN: 1-890206-44-X (Grantha) Lc: 2002024559 Design by Paulomi Shah / Mapin Design Studio Processed by Reproscan, Mumbai Printed by Tien Wah Press, Singapore