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Discussion :: Famous Personalities - Section 1 (Q.No.21)

21. 

Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?

[A]. Painting
[B]. Ballet
[C]. Architecture
[D]. Western Music

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Mohit said: (Mar 26, 2011)  
Charles Correa was born in Hyderabad, India. He studied architecture at the University of Michigan and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology after which he established a private practice in Bombay in 1958.

Sukanya said: (Oct 15, 2012)  
Charles Correa was born in Secunderabad, India. He studied architecture at the University of Michigan and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology after which he established a private practice in Bombay in 1958. He won RIBA Royal Gold Medal - 1984.

His acclaimed design for McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT was dedicated recently. Padma Vibhushan (2006) and Padma Shri (1972).

Shalima said: (Feb 17, 2013)  
Charles was born in India.

Naveen said: (Nov 28, 2013)  
Charles Correa is a noted Indian architect, urban planner and activist. An influential architect credited for the creation of modern architecture in post-Independence India.

Hemant Jangir said: (Aug 2, 2014)  
Can anyone tell me why he is so famous?

Usha Dabas said: (Nov 1, 2014)  
Charles Correa is an Indian Architect.

Kiran said: (Oct 13, 2015)  
Charles Correa (1 September 1930-16 June 2015) was an Indian Architect, urban planner and activist. An influential architect credited for the creation of modern architecture in post-Independence India, he was celebrated for his sensitivity to the needs of the urban poor and for his use of traditional methods and materials.

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