2022 Fellowship

The Charles Correa Foundation (CCF) announces the 2022 cycle of the Research Fellowship, a residency program based in Fontainhas, Panaji, Goa.

Apply by December 28, 2021 for a year-long position opening December 2021 with the following qualifications:

☐ Professional degree in Architecture.
☐ Proficiency in using the following software – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCad + SketchUp.
☐ Academic Architectural Portfolio.
☐ Essay – 500 words (max). Prompt: of the many issues that Charles Correa engaged with in his career, write about one that speaks to your interests the most, and why?
☐ Writing sample – from an earlier academic paper.

During the Fellowship, you will be required to:
☐ Assist in preparation of project proposals, surveys and documentation, mapping and analysis, graphics, essays and presentations related to the research project, including coordination with agencies (government or private) for permissions, status, fees, etc.
☐ Assist in work related to acquiring funding for projects or events related to the activities of the Foundation such as preparation of dockets, posters, invitations, etc.
☐ Work on the documentation of drawings and photographs of Charles Correa’s built and unbuilt projects, sketches and essays.
☐ Organise and work on outreach programs of the Foundation through publications, conferences, exhibitions and workshops.
☐ Work on writing up about concerns and issues related to architecture and urbanism, and represent them through essays, blogs, etc.
☐ Assist in creatively designing and scheduling of the events related to the activities of the Foundation.
☐ Make presentations on the Charles Correa Archives, on his philosophy and works, to keen visitors coming to the Foundation, ranging from travellers, student groups and professionals.

Fellows will recieve a monthly stipend of ₹ 20,000/- as well as rent-free accomodation in an apartment leased by the Foundation.

Send in your application to apply@charlescorreafoundation.org with the subject “Application for 2022 Fellowship” with the necessary attachments.

2022 Research Coordinator

Apply by 8 January 2022 for a permanent position starting in February 2022 with the following qualifications and skills:

☐ Professional degree in Architecture or Planning, minimum 3 years work experience.
☐ Proficiency in using the following software – InDesign, Illustrator, AutoCAD + SketchUp.
☐ Familiarity with accounting and estimates, understanding of WordPress and social media platforms.
☐ Ability to delegate work and manage the day to day activities of the Foundation.
☐ Portfolio of work (include academic and professional work) maximum 10 pages.
☐ Writing sample, from an earlier academic paper / journal publication.
☐ Essay – 1000 words (maximum) Prompt is as follows,
Research, analyse and draw parallels between the three built projects by Charles Correa, namely,
a. Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad (1959-66)
b. Kanchanjunga Apartments, Mumbai (1970-83)
c. Visvesvaraya Centre, Bangalore (1974-80)

As a Research Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to:
☐ Demonstrate leadership in team-building and represent the organisation to the outside world.
☐ Guide and support the Research Fellows in incubating research or projects around the improvement of our natural and built habitat.
☐ Present Charles Correa’s archives, his philosophy, and work, to student groups, and professionals visiting the Foundation.
☐ Lead the documentation of drawings and photographs of Charles Correa’s built and unbuilt projects, sketches and essays.
☐ Co-ordinate with relevant partners to publish on Charles Correa’s philosophy and work, as well as Foundation projects and research
☐ Organise national and international events, exhibitions, lectures, workshops and conferences which discuss the Charles Correa archives and ideas for improving the urban realm.
☐ Write about concerns and issues related to architecture and urbanism, represent them through the CCF blog, newsletter, etc.

Send in your application to apply@charlescorreafoundation.org with the subject “Application for Research Coordinator” with the necessary attachments and a cover note.