Release Date: 11/18/2016
After India won its independence in 1947, Le Corbusier was asked to design the city of Chandigarh.
What he created, realizing his modernist vision, became known as The City Beautiful.
While wandering through this brutalist utopia, Martien Mulder found a story in the raw concrete and the artful details that make up the city. Her photographs are soulful impressions of Chandigarh's modernist form, and a delicately abstract interpretation of the architect's masterpiece.
This book is her ode to Le Corbusier's core belief that "architecture is the skillful, correct, and magnificent play of volumes assembled in light."
The City Beautiful by Martien Mulder
Text by Michael Jefferson
Designed by Hans Seeger
published by T.C.B. / M.M. 2016
Distributed by Dashwood Books
86 pages / First edition 750 copies
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