• 7 Projects You Need to Know by 2018 Pritzker Prize Winner B.V. Doshi

    5 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Amdavad ni Gufa. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Earlier today, B.V. Doshi was named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize , the profession's highest accolade. For the past 70 years, Doshi has shaped the discourse of architecture and urban design, with a particularly strong influence in his native India , through projects including private residences, schools, banks, theaters, and low-income housing developments. Here are seven examples of this work that exemplifies Doshi's respect for eastern culture and his desire to contribute to his country through authentic designs that enhance people's...
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  • Who is Balkrishna Doshi? 12 Things to Know About the 2018 Pritzker Laureate

    Who is Balkrishna Doshi? 12 Things to Know About the 2018 Pritzker Laureate

    5 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Le Corbusier and Balkrishna Doshi. Photo courtesy of Balkrishna Doshi.
    B.V. Doshi, one of modern Indian architecture's most celebrated practitioners, was born in Pune, India in 1927. Nearly 90 years later, the Pritzker Prize jury chose Doshi as the 2018 Laureate. Get to know about Doshi's history-including his close relationship to the legendary Le Corbusier-in this list of interesting facts.
    Sheth Hutheesinh Temple by Kalyan Shah used under CC BY-SA 3.0 1) Doshi's office, Vastu Shilpa, created a list of “must-see” architecture sites in the city of Ahmedabad so that visitors to the office...
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  • Top Architecture Prize Goes to Low-Cost Housing Pioneer From India

    Top Architecture Prize Goes to Low-Cost Housing Pioneer From India

    5 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Balkrishna Doshi, who won this year's Pritzker Prize, asks: “What is the role of an architect today? Are going to be useful to the society at large?”
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  • Balkrishna Doshi Named 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate

    Balkrishna Doshi Named 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate

    5 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    This year's Pritzker jury has selected Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi , often known as B.V. Doshi or Doshi, as the 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate. A student and collaborator of Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn and practitioner of architecture for over 70 years, Doshi's poetic architecture draws upon eastern cultural influences, creating a body of work that “has touched lives of every socio-economic class across a broad spectrum of genres since the 1950s,” cites the jury. Doshi is the first Indian architect to receive architecture's highest honor.
    Sangath Architects Studio. Courtesy of VSF
    “My...
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