Grille climatique, Chandigarh, India, 1950 - 1965
I. Desired goal: The Grid is a graphical means of presentation which permits the enumeration, coordination and analysis of the climatic conditions of a place (defined by its latitude) in order to direct architectural research towards solutions in accord with the human biological makeup. It deals with the rectification and setting in order of the excesses of extreme climates in order to achieve, by means of architectural dispositions, conditions capable of assuring comfort and well-being.

II. Composition of the Grid: The Grid will be formed by 4 horizontal bands furnishing the environmental conditions. These bands will then be cut by verticals designating the time. Along its length, the Grid will be made in three panels, each having the same format.

These panels will demonstrate the following :
A = Environmental conditions;
B = Cor­rections from the standpoint of comfort and well-being;
C = Architectural solutions.

Extract from Le Corbusier, Oeuvre complète, volume 6, 1952-1957
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