Why Was Only Le Corbusier Appointed to Design Chandigarh?

Chandigarh and modern architecture are synonymous to each other, aren't they? The City Beautiful boasts of being a stalwart in urban planning and quality living.  It is proud of being a city which is free from the shackles of history and tradition. It swanks on itself for being the ever-accepting city

The Little Known Story Behind ‘Open Hand Monument’

The official emblem of Chandigarh administration (only UT or state in the country to have its own emblem), the 'Open Hand', that stand proudly in Sector 1 Capitol Complex and many other places around the U.T., do you really know the story behind it? I've heard people saying that it replicated the