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Le Corbusier Centre Chandigarh (India)

The property

OVERVIEW

The Old Architects’ Office currently named Le Corbusier Centre is one of the earliest buildings constructed in Chandigarh, along with the Old Engineers’ office and staff residences in Sector 19, Chandigarh. It continued to be put to its original use till 1965 when the Department of Urban Planning shifted to its present location within the U.T. Secretariat in Sector 9. Chandigarh-the City Beautiful designed by a Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier pays tribute to the ultimate contribution of his times to our city with the establishment of Le Corbusier Centre in Chandigarh. The center has been established by the Chandigarh Administration in the heart of the beautiful city Chandigarh to applaud the works of Le Corbusier in planning Chandigarh.

Address:

Old Architects Office Building, Sector 19-B, Chandigarh 160019, India. Suggested duration: Around 2 hours.

Open and Closing Time

Visiting Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

General Information

Entry Fee: Cost: Free Entry

Near By Attraction

Panjab University Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib International Dolls Museum Shastri Market Hotels available near by Le Corbusier Centre

Transportation

A distance between Le Corbusier Center Chandigarh and Chandigarh Railway Station is 192 miles or 166.8 nautical miles A distance between Le Corbusier Center Chandigarh and Bus Stand is 5 miles or 4.3 nautical miles.

Application Availability Which Saves Some Money

Zomato, Swiggy(Provide lip-smacking food cheap price). Uber, Ola(Provide 24/7 Cab Services).

Interesting facts about Le Corbusier Centre

The modest structure of our Old Architects’ Office may well be considered as a seminal attempt at introducing concepts of "sustainability" and "green architecture" in the architectural annals of Modern India. Photo Gallery, Maps, Sketches, Models and Studies. Besides contributing to the ongoing international deliberations about the policies for conserving Modern Heritage, Le Corbusier Centre in Chandigarh is a landmark as the first ever project of conservation and adaptive re-use undertaken by the Chandigarh Administration.

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