We asked ourselves where to go this time. I said, "Let’s go to Chandigarh" and so we went. Chandigarh was laid out by Le Corbusier in the 1950’s. It was designed to be a city for the people and was organized into sectors. Today it's hallmark buildings and monument take us back to a time when modernism was flourishing and Nehru Ji had a dream.
First Part: The Rock Garden and Elliot’s Story
It’s comes from the rubble and stuff of city building. But unlike the city, the garden is a labyrinth with quirky sculptures and surprising openings. The twists, turns and push of the crowd all proved too much for Elliot.
Second Part: The Quiet Parts
Third Part: Le Corbusier’s Enduring Legacy
You would never guess it, but I was on this tour with a lot of architecture students and I said to some along the way, “What do you think? Do you like what you see?”