Charles Correa Memorial Lecture

The University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture + Planning, has instituted an endowed annual lecture series in honor of Charles Correa. The International Lecture hosted its first speaker, Tatiana Bilbao in 2017 followed by architects Sou Fujimoto and Satoshi Ohashi in 2019.

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Charles Correa International Lecture – 2019


Satoshi Ohashi has worked and collaborated closely with Zaha Hadid since 1987 over a period of 28 years. Currently, Director China for Zaha Hadid Architects. He has worked globally, continuously pursuing the possibilities of architecture and design from large scale urban design to smaller-scale furniture and product design.

Charles Correa International Lecture – 2019


Sou Fujimoto is a Japanese architect who established his own practice, Sou Fujimoto Architects, in 2000. With offices in Tokyo and Paris, Fujimoto is known for his design of the 2013 serpentine gallery pavilion as well as a host of innovative projects in his home country.

Charles Correa International Lecture – 2017


Mexican architect, Tatiana Bilbao, was the first speaker at the Charles Correa International Lecture in 2017. She founded Tatiana Bilbao Estudio in 2004 and in 2014, she received the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture from the LOCUS Foundation, Cite de L’Architecture of Paris, and the patronage of UNESCO. Bilbao has taught, most recently, at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.