Prakash, Aditya

Prakash, Aditya

(1923–2008)
Indian architect who worked with Le Corbusier on the Chandigarh Capital Project, commissioned by Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru to build a new Punjabi capital. Prakash worked closely with Le Corbusier on the design of the School of Art in Chandigarh and collaborated with British architect Jane Drew on the General Hospital in Chandigarh, India. He later adapted the School of Art into the Chandigarh College of Architecture. In addition to his many Chandigarh projects, he designed the Panjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, India.