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The Assembly – Chandigarh, India

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Chandigarh Assembly Building  Palace_of_Assembly_Chandigarh_2006 DSC_5818_corrected_fynn_lr.0 (1)  assembly-rooftop
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Building: The Assembly
Location: Chandigarh, India
Architect: Le Corbusier
Construction: 1951 – 1964

AE Interests: hyperboloid concrete shell structure with 15 cm average thickness; pilotis to elevate the structure; brise-soleil louvers in proportion with the golden ratio; rooftop trough to capture rainwater and provide solar shading.

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Written by Chou-Hsien Lin

October 19, 2018 at 1:01 pm

Posted in Built

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