Roger Anger - Research On Beauty by Anupama Kundoo
Roger Anger (1923-2008) was one of the most prolific french architects of the 50s and 60s. Sculptural plasticity and individualized timeless modernity identify his unique architectural language. This is amply demonstrated by more than 1000 buildings designed by his office in Paris alone. His three 28 storey housing towers in Grenoble, the highest residential buildings in Europe at the time and the recipient of the Belgian Premier Prix International d'Architecture in 1967 remain today as the icon of the city and a spectacular of his work.
In 1965, Roger Anger was appointed as the Chief Architect of Auroville, a utopian city in the South India calls for visionary planning, the site where in the last decades the essence of his work as an architect, painter and sculptor was concentrated