Kanchanjunga Apts
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Architect Charles Correa
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Location Bombay, India
Date 1970 to 1983   timeline
Building Type skyscraper multifamily housing, apartment tower
 Construction System concrete
Climate hot
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes Cubically notched cuboid tower. Notable cross ventilation.



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A ten year project to build 32 three or four bedroom luxury apartments.

Sources on Kanchanjunga Apts

Sir Banister Fletcher. Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture. 19th ed., edited by John Musgrove. London: Butterworths, 1987. NA200.F63. ISBN 0-408-01587-X. photo, p1495, figure D. — The classic text of architectural history. Expanded 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Hasan-Uddin Kahn. Charles Correa: Architect in India. London: Butterwortth Architecture, 1987. NA1510.C6K43 1989. ISBN 0-408-50043-3. drawing of lower level plan of type c unit, p59. drawing of typical section, p56. drawing of section showing the flats, p57. drawing of site plan, p56-57. drawing of section through type c unit, p59. drawing of upper level plan of type c plan, p59.

Dennis Sharp. Twentieth Century Architecture: a Visual History. New York: Facts on File, 1990. ISBN 0-8160-2438-3. NA680.S517. exterior photos, apartment plan and section, p376. — Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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