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Charles Correa

Charles Correa (1930-2015)Subscription

19 June, 2015 By Iain Jackson

Charles Correa was India’s foremost Modernist. However, he did not simply adapt Western practices to a subcontinental milieu: he transformed Modernism at the same time

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Nothing is Sacred: Threats to Modern Masterpieces in IndiaVideoSubscription

28 March, 2014 By William JR Curtis

India’s boom economy is leaving its modern heritage to crumble in favour of generic glass towers and shopping malls

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Folio: Charles Correa's Kanchanjunga ApartmentsSubscription

3 August, 2015

Correa pioneered sustainable design and the integration of traditional environmental controls

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The Townscape of tourismSubscription

21 September, 2011 By Andor Gomme

Stratford on Avon, centre of the British tourist industry and in the news with the Shakespeare quatercentenary celebrations, is the subject of this month’s townscape study. It has a lot to look at that is good, a lot that is bad, and plenty that is just ordinary

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1993 February: Le Corbusier In the SunSubscription

20 June, 2011

[ARCHIVE] The Marseilles Unite and the monuments of Chandigarh have been held up as an example of Le Corbusier’s interest in passive energy control. Christopher Mackenzie questioned these assumptions on a visit to India

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1984 August: Principle v Pastiche, Perspectives on Some Recent ClassicismsSubscription

13 December, 2011

William Curtis argues that the Post-Modern Classicists, far from re-interpreting history effectively as they claim, have succeeded in capturing outward appearance only.