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Posted by  Paul Malo on January 31, 2002 at 07:30:22:

In Reply to:  Re: British Council Building, New Delhi posted by Simple Simon on January 25, 2002 at 12:14:25:

I feel a strong affinity for this work, Simon--some of it looks much like my own, especially in the "Urbanisation" section. Although some of the particular buildings seem a bit clunky and far less elegant than the British Council Building, the urban-design strategy seem well founded and the larger planning sound.

I like the work less when it is more obviously Neo-Corb, but this is earlier and related to Corb's influence in India when he was doing Chanigarh, no doubt. In the British Council building I think Correa has found his own voice.

Thanks again for introducing me to this fine architect.

 
 
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