of the sun.

Le Corbusier
Solar Day bas-relief for the Capital Complex Buildings,

Chandigarh, India
carved teak

This carved bas-relief was designed by Le Corbusier for the Capital Complex Building in Chandigarh, India. The wood reliefs were pressed into wet cement providing decoration to the austere architecture. This relief depicts the Corbusier diagram of the twenty-four hour day on which urban planning should be based.