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September 1st 1930, Secunderabad, India

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Mumbai, India

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  • 1984 - Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medal
  • 1987 - Indian Institute of Architects Gold Medal
  • 1990 - International Union of Architects Gold Medal
  • 1994 - Praemium Imperiale for Architecture from the Japan Art Association
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Charles Correa Change this

Change thisMumbai, India
born 1930, Secunderabad
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Charles Correa was an Indian architect, planner, activist, and theoretician who studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan. He taught and lectured at many universities, both in India and abroad, including MIT, Harvard University, the University of London, and Cambridge University, where he was Nehru Professor. He is known for the wide range of his architectural work in India and on urbanisation and low-cost shelter in the Third World, which he articulated in his 1985 publication, The New Landscape.

He was a member of the 1980, 1983, 1986, and 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Steering Committees, and of the 1989 Award Master Jury. He was presented an Aga Khan Award for Architecture during the 1998 cycle as the architect of Vidhan Bhavan in Bhopal, India. His international projects include as well Champalimaud Centre in Lisbon, the Brain Science Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Ismaili Centre in Toronto.

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