In 1950, Pandit Neru, India’s new prime minister, invited Le Corbusier (1887-1965) to be the architect responsible for the future capital of Punjab, with the objective of making it thr symbol for the “new” India. This new city, a true manifesto of the modern movement, was the only project of large magnitude undertaken by Le Corbusier, transforming itself into a true laboratory for architecture and urbanism projecting this new country into the future.

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