The “Maison du Brésil” or Brazil House by Le Corbusier is located within the the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, where buildings housing students of different nationalities are located.
Pierre Charpin is taking the stage this year at the Appartement N°50 at la Cité Radieuse in Marseille. The apartment has previously hosted temporary installations by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec in 2010 and Jasper Morrison in 2008 and Konstantin Grcic in 2013.
The last major work of Le Corbusier, the Church of Saint-Pierre in Firminy, was completed in 2006 forty-one years after his death, by the French architect, José Oubrerie who had been Le Corbusier’s student for many years.
Chandigarh is a city and union territory in India that serves as the capital of two states, Punjab and Haryana. The name Chandigarh translates as “The Fort of Chandi”. The name is derived from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi, near the city.
The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post independence in 1947 (pre-independence planned cities include Dispur in Assam, New Delhi in Delhi, Jaipur in Rajasthan, etc.) and is known internationally for its architecture and urban design.