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Hyderabad , Telangana
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Vijayawada , Andhra Pradesh
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Fort Kochi , Kerala
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Workspace

Charles Correa

Birth

September 1, 1930, Secunderabad

Death

June 16, 2015, Mumbai

 

Education

St Xavier’s College, Mumbai

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Notable Structures

Mahatma Gandhi Sangrahalaya (Ahmedabad, India)

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur (Jaipur, India)

Kanchenjunga Apartments (Mumbai, India)

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (Lisbon, Portugal)

McGovern Institute for Brain Research (MIT, USA)

Urban Design and Policy

Founder, Urban Design Research Institute (1984)

Chief Architect, CIDCO, Navi Mumbai (1971–74)

Chairman, National Commission on Urbanisation (1985–88)

Chairman, Delhi Urban Art Commission (2005–08)

 

Awards

Padma Shri (1972)

Royal Institute of British Architects Royal Gold Medal (1984)

Praemium Imperiale (1994)

7th Aga Khan Award for Architecture for Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly (1998)

Austrian Decoration for Science and Art (2005)

Padma Vibhushan (2006)

Gomantak Vibhushan (2010)

Books

Housing and Urbanisation. Mumbai: Urban Design Research Institute, 2000.

A Place in the Shade: The New Landscape and Other Essays. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2010.