When India achieved independence in 1947, the country's government embarked on an ambitious project to modernize and industrialize its economy. What role did architecture play in this experiment with democracy and development? This talk recounts the work of Le Corbusier, Charles Correa, Albert Mayer, Achyut Kanvinde, and Habib Rahman among others, to underscore the complexity of architectural production in post-independence India.
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