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Charles Correa

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This anthology assembles a selection of essays and lectures whose subjects range from the metaphysical to the decidedly pragmatic and deal with architecture, urban planning, landscape, and individuals such as Le Corbusier, Isambard Brunel, and Mahatma Gandhi. It also contains a reprint of his seminal book <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">The New Landscape (1985), long out of print, on urban development in the <st1:place w:st="on">Third World</st1:place>.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></FONT></SPAN>

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