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Charles Correa | E-Books | Hatje CantzFCH International, Inc. It can be completed and expanded by the occupant himself as his income permits. Here the bare plot and minimum services, such as water and waste disposal, are provided and the resident develops the type of shelter he can afford himself. It provides a unit that is designated to match the ability to pay. In the traditional approach to housing planners have designed a house and then estimated how many people could afford it. The minimum shelter approach works differently. They make continual improvements on their dwelling units,bringing them up to a standard level on their own, over a period of time.
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Download PDF. Well known for his deep, quasi-religious belief in the inevitability of emancipation through design, often expressed through the stream-of-consciousness ramblings he was prone to, Fuller was unabashedly optimistic in the belief that technology would empower humans to overcome social and environmental challenges. Initiated by most accounts in with the artist John McHale, the Geoscope was equal parts fabrication, data visualization, and geography. It was intended to be a scalable device for visualizing what we now refer to as big data, a pre-digital prototype of mapping software like ArcGIS that uses vectors, points, and polygons to display geographical, geological, infrastructural, and temporal information. While it was never realized quite the way Fuller envisioned it in part due to the lack of sufficient computing capacity , the Geoscope illustrated the entirety of the planet as one site. He was a placeless yet omnipresent figure.
Correa is known for the wide range of his architectural work in India and on urbanisation and low-cost shelter in the Third World, which he articulated in his publication, The New Landscape. Charles Correa Source: Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
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From Scenery to Landscape: Charles Correa by way of Buckminster Fuller