Category list : Charles Correa
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Modern medical facility reunites India and Portugal for a new Age of Discovery
1964 June: Chandigarh, The AssemblySubscription
The third of Le Corbusier’s major buildings on the capitol at Chandigarh - The Assembly - is discussed in this article by Charles Correa, the Indian architect who practiced in Bombay
1993 February: Le Corbusier In the SunSubscription
[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
William Curtis argues that the Post-Modern Classicists, far from re-interpreting history effectively as they claim, have succeeded in capturing outward appearance only.
Nothing is Sacred: Threats to Modern Masterpieces in IndiaVideoSubscription
India’s boom economy is leaving its modern heritage to crumble in favour of generic glass towers and shopping malls
Crafts Museum in Delhi, India by Charles CorreaSubscription
Correa reinterprets the timeless quality of India into a building which resists the obvious western label of museum.
Archive: Correa’s plan is based on a Vastupurusha mandala as described in the ancient Vedic text
This new housing scheme at Belapur offers hope for New Bombay, a city first promoted by Correa and a group of colleagues in the 1960s
[ARCHIVE] Charles Correa’s Assembly complex is an amalgam of elements from history intricately woven together without kitsch
Charles Correa (1930-2015)Subscription
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