Corbusier's concrete _ Challenges of conserving modern heritage

Over and above the question of how to conserve the concrete buildings of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh, I would lije, during this lecture, to shed light on the beginning of the architect’s use of this material in his work. Starting from the phrase by Siegried Giedion, « the material in his work of Le Corbusier on the discovery of concrete as a plastic component.

Chandigarh is the cradle of this approach, and it can be perceived today as a classic feature of contemporary international architecture, used at all levels of constructions — from the large scale to the small detail, from the basic inner structure to the outer layers.

 

Date :

2005

Auteur(s) :

Editor : Kiran Joshi

Contributors:

Inderjit Singh Bakshi
Bernard Bauchet
Robert Copé
Laurent Fontaine
Kiran Joshi
Yatin Pandya
Rémi Papillault
Robert Rebutato
Sarabjit Singh Sandhu
Puranjit Singh

 

Édition - Collection :

Chandigarh Perspectives

ISBN :

81-902693-0-5