Charles Correa is a major figure in contemporary architecture around the world. His work includes the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Museum in Ahmedabad, the Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur, Kanchanjunga apartments in Mumbai, the Brain & Cognitive Sciences Center at MIT in Boston, and most recently, the elegant Champalimaud Centre in Lisbon.
Correa has taught at several Universities in India and abroad, including Harvard, MIT and Berkeley, California. In 1985-86 he was appointed Nehru Professor at Cambridge, UK, and from 2000-09 he was Farwell Bemis Professor at MIT, Boston.
He has received the highest honours of his profession, including the Gold Medal of the RIBA, the Gold Medal of the UIA (International Union of Architects), the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and the Praemium Imperiale of Japan.