|Date founded||August 19, 2021|
|Date recognized as Councillor||June 30, 2022|
|Date recognized as Mayor||July 8, 2022|
|Date recognized as Senator||October 9, 2022|
|Town hall coordinates||-10991, 69, 7505|
|MRT||M43 New Chandigarh Central|
|Bus facilities||New Chandigarh Intercity Bus Station|
|No. of buildings||116+|
New Chandigarh, originally founded as Harrington, is a Governor-ranked city founded and owned by Saltedline. Located in southwestern Epsilon near M43 station on the MRT Mesa Line, New Chandigarh is famous for its high-density urban planning, grid-based road network, and its brutalist-style Government Complex.
New Chandigarh was founded on August 19, 2021. Seeking for the MRT station with a premier-ranked city nearby, Saltedline claimed the land around M43 with the help of Missa_Solemnis. The city was initially named Harrington, after American political activist Michael Harrington. After acquiring the station, a highway overpass around the station was built by an unknown inactive player and was demolished immediately. However, almost nothing was built near the station besides an underground enterance for the MRT Station and an unfinished brick plaza before June 2022.
After the long break, Saltedline decided to finally start develop the city at June 20, 2022. The city was registered with the new name "New Chandigarh", since Harrington was already taken by an inactive town. Inspired by the city plan of Chandigarh, India by architect Le Corbusier, superblock-based urban planning in southern Seoul, and other grid-based highly developed cities in the MRT Server like Elecna Bay and Kolpino City, New Chandigarh adopted a 100 block x 75 block or 125 block x 75 block grid for its road network. Six blocks were initially built, mostly by hand. Spegit007 was named as the deputy mayor after she helped Saltedline get the citizen rank.
Councilor and Mayor era
Starting with the New Chandigarh City Hall and New Chandigarh Cultural Center at the Government Complex, high-rise office buildings and residential buildings sprung out quickly after getting basic information in worldedit and /stack. The city gained Councilor rank at June 30 2022, and Mayor rank at July 8 2022, both endorsed by DintyB and Mojang1014.
Many buildings were built after gaining Mayor rank, including New Chandigarh Mall, an art gallery, a department store, and the MBS Southern Studio. After connecting the city to A6 with trumpet interchange built by AP_Red, New Chandigarh Intercity Bus Station was built to connect the city with other towns and cities. Road grid was expanded south in July-August 2022, and expanded north in November 2022. New Chandigarh Mall and the Intercity Bus Station were quickly filled up with franchises and bus routes by sending requests aggressively to other server members online using private chat.
The quick development in New Chandigarh was in halt from September to early November, but the city managed to gain Senator rank via unanimous vote of 5-0. New Chandigarh City Museum, a spleef stadium, and MRT Labor Union Center were also built during this period of development.
After another break spanning December 2022 and early January 2023, New Chandigarh started to develop nine more blocks for Goveornor rank. SL Holdings Headquarters, Michael Harrington School and New Chandigarh Catholic Church were among the newest addition to the city. Road network also expanded East, adding six additional blocks and road circling the Government Complex. District system were also adapted during this period. Government Complex especially saw huge overhawl and development with the addition of embassy building, annex office, two residential blocks for city officials, New Chandigarh City Monument Tower and New Chandigarh Ministry of Culture. New Chandigarh Metro system plan was completed, and is commissioned to worrski for construction.
New Chandigarh was promoted to Governor in March 14, 2023 with unanimous approval by staff.
Geography and Transport
New Chandigarh was built around the station M43 of MRT Mesa Line, connecting the city with Southwest City, Heampstead, and Deadbush to East and Coruscant and Welchett to the West. The city was built at the relatively flat Desert biome directly west to Grand Mesa. While New Chandigarh has no connection to the ocean, several small rivers flows through the city area. Currently, expansion spanning from x=-10300 to x=-11800 is planned.
Roads of New Chandigarh are arranged to form the grid of 100x75 or 125x75. Each block usually consists of 4-7 buildings. Along with the motorway, green walkways run along with the streets that spans east-west, and red walkways run along with the avenue that spans north-south. Blue walkways provide pedestrian connection inside the city block. Street numbers are counted up from south to north, and avenue numbers are counted up from east to west. As of March 2023, 8 streets, 4 avenues, and 21 blocks excluding the Government Complex is completed and 6 blocks are to be developed. New Chandigarh would have 8 streets, 10 avenues, and 55 blocks when the city fully expands.
New Chandigarh is connected with other cities via bus routes from New Chandigarh Intercity Bus Station. 11 of 12 bus bays have been claimed, and 10 are currently on service. Bus bays are free to claim and are avalible for both all-stop buses and direct connect buses.
|5||Prime Bus||Murrville-Arcadia International Airport, Arcadia|
|8||Caravacan Caravan Company||Caravaca|
A warp rail station planned to be placed under New Chandigarh Intercity Bus Station is to be served with NewRail FLR, Luna, and possibly other warp rail transit companies. New Chandigarh Metro System has 3 planned lines. Line 1 is under development as of February 2023. New Chandigarh currently has no airport or heliport. Oscar Niemeyer New Chandigarh Airfield is planned to be built on the southeastern area.
New Chandigarh is divided into several districts with 6-9 blocks each. Large areas that serve designated purpose around the city proper also occupies a district. 3 districts have been fully built, 1 district is being worked on and 9 more districts including 5 at the city proper are currently planned as of March 2023.
New Chandigarh Government Complex houses buildings for New Chandigarh Government. In contrast to other districts that consists of several city blocks, the Government Complex consists of one giant block. Notable builds in the Government complex include New Chandigarh City Hall, which was the first building completed using Worldedit and the second building to be ever built on the city, and New Chandigarh Embassy building, which was loosely modeled after United Nations building at New York.
|1||New Chandigarh City Hall|
|2||New Chandigarh Cultural Center|
|3||New Chandigarh City Court|
|4||New Chandigarh Embassy Building|
|5||New Chandigarh City Hall Annex Office|
|6||New Chandigarh Councilors' Residence 1|
|7||New Chandigarh Councilors' Residence 2|
|8||New Chandigarh Ministry of Culture|
|9||Kim Joong-up Memorial|
Named after Marcel Breuer, a Hungarian-American architect who was famous for his brutalist-style buildings, Breuer District was second district to be fully built in New Chandigarh. Breuer District consists of six blocks around the M43 MRT station, south of Corbusier district. Notable builds in Breuer District include MBS Southern Studio and Office, New Chandigarh Church, and SL Department Store. MRT Mesa Line runs through this district, and nearby areas are decorated with parks, a small open-air theater, and small shops built by Mojang1014. Small circular river runs through the eastern part of Breuer District, providing greenery and natural sight for its residents.
Named after Le Corbusier, who worked on city plan of Chandigarh, India and one of the pioneers of modern architecture, Corbusier District was the first district to be completed in New Chandigarh. Corbusier District consists of six blocks built west of Government Complex, north of Breuer district, and south of Doshi district. Builds in Corbusier District are mostly high-rise office buildings, small residential complexes and hotels. Notable builds in Corbusier District include SL Bank Headquarters, New Chandigarh City Hospital, New Chandigarh Mall and Cripplegate Estate.
Named after B. V. Doshi, an Indian architect who worked on Chandigarh's Capitol Complex with Le Corbusier, Doshi District is the biggest district on the New Chandigarh Proper, consists of 9 blocks at the north of Corbusier District. It was the third district to be completed, and the first district to be completed after New Chandigarh acquired Senator rank. Builds in Doshi District are mostly housing complexes, supertall offices and commercial buildings designed for residents of housing complexes. Notable builds include SL Corporation Headquarters, Michael Harrington School, Camelot Estate and Feline Holdings New Chandigarh Regional Office. Part of small river flowing north was preserved before flattening the small hill once placed west of the district.
Artigas District is planned for six blocks built north of Government Complex and east of Doshi District, for mostly residential buildings. Other planned districts on the city proper include Eames District, Fry-Drew District, Gropius District, and Hilbeseimer District. Industrial area, New Chandigarh city park, New Chandigarh Oscar Niemeyer Airfield, New Chandigarh University, and New Chandigarh Institute of Technology will have its own district each, independent of city blocks.
Most build designs in New Chandigarh are inspired from works many modernist architectural works around the world. New Chandigarh City Hall was largely inspired by Maison du Bresil at Paris, France by Le Corbusier. Design of New Chandigarh Intercity Bus Station, New Chandigarh City Museum, New Chandigarh Church and New Chandigarh City Court was also taken from works of Le Corbusier.
New Chandigarh Mall follows the same design of typical commercial complexes in Sector 17, Chandigarh, designed by Pierre Jeanneret.
MRT Labor Union Confederation Headquarters, the first building on MRT dedicated to Labor Union, was largely inspired by brutalist design of Centre National de la Dance at Pantin, France by Jacques Kalicz.
City Hospital of New Chandigarh, Saltedline & Co. Building, and Daisy Estate was both inspired by architectural works of late US Architect Bertrand Goldberg, including now-demolished Prentice Women's Hospital, unbuilt ABC Headquarters at New York and Hilliard Towers at Chicago.
MBS Southern Studio and Office, inspired by design of Korean Broadcasting System Headquarters, and SL Department Store, taken from Sun Plaza Mall, both at Seoul, South Korea follows the design of late South Korean architect Kim Joong-up. Design of Kim Joong-up Memorial at the Government Complex was taken from Memorial Tower for Cherishing the Souls of Patriots at Busan, South Korea.
Brick buildings including New Chandigarh Catholic Church at the northeast of Doshi district and the plaza around the builds were inspired by works of South Korean architect Kim Swoo-geun.