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India bags three Aga Khan awards for architecture-1998-11-02

Date: 
Monday, 1998, November 2

India has bagged three of the seven Aga Khan Awards for Architecture for 1998.

The winning projects are civil engineer-town planner Himanshu Parikh's slum networking project at Indore, architect Charles Correa's Vidhan Bhavan at Bhopal and Norwegian architects Per Christian Brynildsen and Jan Olav Jensen's lepers' hospital in Chopda taluka in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.

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India bags three Aga Khan awards for architecture-1998-11-02

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The Times of India News Source

India has bagged three of the seven Aga Khan Awards for Architecture for 1998.

The winning projects are civil engineer-town planner Himanshu Parikh's slum networking project at Indore, architect Charles Correa's Vidhan Bhavan at Bhopal and Norwegian architects Per Christian Brynildsen and Jan Olav Jensen's lepers' hospital in Chopda taluka in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.

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