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Jencks Award: Visions Built 2009 Charles Correa

This year's winner of the Jencks Award, Charles Correa, one of India's pre-eminent architects gives an overview of his work.

Theory into Practice

This year's winner of the Jencks Award, Charles Correa, is one of India's pre-eminent architects and widely recognised for his outstanding contribution to architecture having received the Royal Gold Medal in 1984 and the Praemium Imperiale of Japan.

He is also a planner, activist, teacher and theoretician and in this talk he will discuss both his work and the issues of architecture, low-income housing and urban planning in India.

Correa's projects include, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial at the Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad, the State Assembly for Madhya Pradesh and housing projects and townships in Delhi, Bombay, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.

Chaired by Charles Jencks, designer, author and broadcaster


Charles Correa | talks


Date and Time:

24 November 2009 at 6:30 pm


2 hours



Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
66 Portland Place
+44 20 75 80 55 33

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