The Corb's Capitol is a dialogue between the city of Chandigarh and the architects. It is a compelling narration of Chandigarh's growth alongside the city's transformative experiences with the rhythm of Time. The book is a delightful orchestration of the author's intimate conversations with the visitors who come to Chandigarh to seek inspiration and insight; besides stimulation for enhancing their sense of aesthetic appreciation or to exalt their ability for artistic creation. Narrated in a simple, witty, and straightforward style, the technique adopted by the author is hypnotic. The book not only provides information about Le Corbusier's greatest masterpiece, the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh, but also entertains through its amusing and sharp snapshots at the way the modern city and its architecture have been taking shape.
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About the Author
Sangeet Sharma is a practising architect. He is a partner in SD Sharma & associates, a well known firm in Chandigarh. He has to his credit many reputed projects and have won several awards in architecture. Sangeet is involved in promotion of Chandigarh Architecture by writing and through his foundation namely A3 Foundation. He is the author of Architecture, Life and Me, a memoir and talks on the profession all around. This book won him instant recognition and has been widely sold across the country. He is also the author of Architectural Aesthetics; Step by Step Hospital Planning and Designing and a book on his poems titled The Touch of Moon. The readers can visit him at: www.sangeetsharmachd.com