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March 8, 2018

Balkrishna Doshi, 90, wins Pritzker prize for architecture

Renowned Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi (Age 90) who worked with Le Corbusier, supervising his designs for the city of Chandigarh, has been named as the winner of the 2018 Pritzker prize, the highest accolade in architecture. The award is considered to be Nobel Prize of Architecture! He is the first Indian to win this prestigious award.

Here is the news:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/mar/07/balkrishna-doshi-pritzker-prize-architecture

Check this article showcasing 9 iconic buildings designed by Ar. B.V. Doshi.

Architect Doshi is more than just an architect, or a designer. He is also an educator and thinker of the architect profession in many unique ways.

Do watch this 8 part documentary on Architect B.V Doshi to understand how he looks at Architecture and the world at large!

 

 

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8th March 2018

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