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The Open Hand Monument is a symbolic structure designed by Le Corbusier, located at Capital Complex in Chandigarh, India. It is the emblem or symbol of the Government of Chandigarh, symbolizing 'the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind'. Being the largest example of Le Corbusier's many Open Hand sculptures, it stands 26 metres (85 ft) high and.
Le Corbusier transmuted the concrete skeleton developed by engineer to a means of architectural expression that no one before him had tried. The most persuasive of Le Corbusier’s work is his document proposals of the five points of modern architecture in an industrialized world in 1926. The five points of the Le Corbusier is a manifest of.
He associated the Monument of the Open Hand, set amidst irregular groves of mango trees to the east of the Governor’s Palace, with the forces of nature: it was designed to rotate with the winds. Le Corbusier often infused such references to nature with ritual intent. The ceremonial door of the Assembly Building is enamelled with various.
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The Vislumbres initiative was financed by the Spanish Ministry of External Affairs over a three-year period in order to promote cultural exchanges between South Asia and Ibero-America in the.
While the Capitol Complex, that consists of the secretariat, assembly, high court, open hand monument and tower of shadows, was conceptualised by Corbusier, the book does not forget to include the works of the chief architects like Pierre Jeanneret, whose design of Gandhi Bhavan and residences in Sector 5 still follows the same language of Corbusier’s design, though at a much smaller scale.