Balkrishna V. Doshi (b. 1927 in Pune) is one of the most influential pioneers of modern architecture in India. His life’s work was honored in 2018 with the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Doshi has realized more than one hundred projects, including administrative and cultural facilities, housing developments, and residential buildings. He has become internationally known for his visionary urban planning and social housing projects, as well as his involvement in education. His most important buildings include the School of Architecture in Ahmedabad (1966 – 68) and the Aranya housing development in Indore (1989). Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People is the first overview of the architect’s work in over twenty years, analyzing his most important works and providing timely context to his oeuvre.
- Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, March 30, 2019 to September 8, 2019, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
- Architectural Digest: BV Doshi Special | Iwan Baan photographs the architect’s most iconic architecture, July 24, 2018
- ArchDaily: Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, December 17, 2018
- Financial Times: Balkrishna Doshi: ‘Le Corbusier freed my mind’, April 26, 2019
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Vitra Design Museum (May 21, 2019)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 1.5 x 12 inches