ETERNAL BLESSING: ARCHITECT OF MANY SHADES
Design Detail|July 2020
“Certainly architecture is concerned with much more than just its physical attributes.

It is a many-layered thing. Beneath and beyond the strata of function and structure, materials and texture, lie the deepest and most compulsive layers of all. And these can manifest themselves not only in epic, monumental architecture but in projects of a much smaller, more humble scale as well.” said Charles Correa.

A true pioneer and exceptional architect Charles Correa created insurmountable waves in the field of architecture. Trained in the west, he developed an iconic approach in the late fifties to the socioeconomic realities of Indian society. He had been privileged to work in India with its strong sunlight and various other factors that shaped his design. He believed in two paradigms- the “open to-sky-space” and the “tube-dwelling” that manifested his style and symbol of creating spaces.

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