05. Sabarmati Ashram by Charles Correa
Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, four miles from the town hall. This was one of the residences of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, generally called Mahatma Gandhi, who lived there for about twelve years along with his wife, Kasturba Gandhi.

Architect: Charles Correa
Year: 17 June 1917
Location: Ahmedabad, India

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Sabarmati Ashram by Charles Correa

04. ‘Virasat-e-Khalsa by Moshe Safdie
Virasat-e-Khalsa (Punjabi: ਵਿਰਾਸਤ-ਏ-ਖਾਲਸਾ) is a museum of Sikhism, located in the holy town, Anandpur Sahib, near Chandigarh, the capital of the state of Punjab. The museum celebrates 500 years of the Sikh history and the 300th anniversary of the birth of Khalsa, based on the scriptures written by the tenth and last human guru, Guru Gobind Singh.

Architect: Moshe Safdie
Location: Anandpur Sahib, India

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Virasat-e-Khalsa by Moshe Safdie

03. IIM Ahmedabad by Luis Kahn
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is a public business school located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It was the second Indian Institute of Management to be established, after IIM Calcutta.

Architect: Luis Kahn
Year: 1961
Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - IIM Ahmedabad by Luis Kahn

02.Capitol Complex Chandigarh by Le Corbusier
Chandigarh Capitol Complex, located in the sector-1 of Chandigarh city in India, is a government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site It is spread over an area of around 100 acres and is a prime manifestation of Chandigarh’s architecture. It comprises three buildings, three monuments and a lake, including the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat, High Court, Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill and Tower of Shadows. Is is added in unesco since 2016.

Architect: Le Corbusier
Location: Chandigarh, India

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Capitol Complex Chandigarh by Le Corbusier

01. Matri Mandir at Auroville
The Matrimandir (Sanskrit for Temple of The Mother) is an edifice of spiritual significance for practitioners of Integral yoga, situated at the centre of Aurovilleinitiated by The Mother of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. It is called soul of the city and is situated in a large open space called Peace. Matrimandir does not belong to any particular religion or sect.

Architects: Mirra Alfassa, Roger Anger
Groundbreaking: 21 February 1971
Opened: February 2008
Location: Auroville, Tamil Nadu
17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Matri Mandir at Auroville

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