The symbolic structure is located in the Capitol Complex of Chandigarh. It is also the emblem of the Government of Chandigarh and symbolizes Le Corbusier's philosophy, "the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind". Le Corbusier also stated that it was a recurring idea that conveyed the "Second Machine Age". The largest example of Le Corbusier's many Open Hand sculptures, and was designed to rotate in the wind.

Installed, 1964

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