Summer

Charles Correa: India's Greatest Architect

14 May 2013 - 04 September 2013

Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday - late evening opening until 9.30pm

*Closure - the exhibition will be closed on Monday 26 August (Bank Holiday).

During weekdays, construction work will be taking place for the new ground floor gallery opening in spring 2014, which will showcase original material from the RIBA collections.  Therefore there may be some background noise during your visit.

*Lift works - there is a no lift service in operation from 19 August until early September. if you wish to visit and have access requirements please call +44 (0)20 7307 3699 before making your journey.

Venue:

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Description:

Charles Correa (1930-) is an internationally recognised architect and urban designer (Royal Gold Medal for architecture 1984, Aga Khan Award 1998) who has played a pivotal role in the creation of an architecture for post-Independence India.

Drawing on a unique philosophy rooted in the rich traditions of people and climate, Correa’s work is informed both by a world view and intimate understanding of place. This exhibition showcases his signature projects from across the world and features images, drawings, photographs, models and films charting a career spanning over five decades.

Curated by Dr Irena Murray, RIBA Sir Bannister Fletcher Curator and designed by internationally renowned architect David Adjaye this exhibition is a chance to see highlights from the Correa archive whilst also celebrating one of our most distinguished contemporary global architects in practice today.

Part of the Out of India Season

 

NEW BOOK
Look out for the new book produced to accompany the exhibition – available at RIBA Bookshops.

Charles Correa: India's Greatest Architect
rrp £6.95

 

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