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Charles Correa
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Name Charles Correa
Nationality Indian
Birth date (1930-09-01)1 September 1930
Birth place Secunderabad, India
Date of death 16 June 2015(2015-06-16) (aged 84)
Place of death Mumbai, India
Alma mater University of Michigan
Work
Buildings Jawahar Kala Kendra, National Crafts Museum, Bharat Bhavan,
Awards Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan

Charles Correa (1 September 1930 – 16 June 2015) was an Indian architect, urban planner and activist. He is known for the creation of modern architecture in post-Independence India.

He had been awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, and second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan in 2006, given by Government of India. He was also awarded the 1984 Royal Gold Medal for architecture, by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Correa died at his home in Mumbai after a brief illness at the age of 84.

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