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Charles Correa: Belapur Housing. Citation Khan, Hasan-Uddin, ed. Singapore: Concept Media Ltd. His contribution to design and planning has been internationally acclaimed and he has received several major awards including an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Michigan in and the Royal Gold Medal in Architecture.
This completely revised MIMAR book examines Correa's work - which covers a wide range of architecture and urban planning - from when he started his own practice, to The book is divided into three parts. The first is an essay by Sherban Cantacuzino in which he explores Correa's approaches to design with "open-to-sky space" in a warm climate and the involvement with trying to achieve equity in the environment through urban planning in India.
The second part of the book, by Hasan-Uddin Khan, illustrates the architect's work in four major sections - Early Work, Housing and Urban Planning, Resort Hotels, Public Buildings - through text, project descriptions and numerous photographs and drawings. A Chronological Lits of Works completes the section.
The third part is an essay by Correa himself written especially for this book , where he explains his own concerns in his work. Biographical and bibliographical information is also included. Thumbnails On Off.
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Belapur Housing in Navi Mumbai, India by Charles Correa
For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser. Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser. This new housing scheme at Belapur offers hope for New Bombay, a city first promoted by Correa and a group of colleagues in the s. It holds lessons for housing design and production in both developed and developing countries. Behind the eastern coastline of Bombay harbour, the hills descend into a series of dry brown valleys, splattered with dark green scrub.