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Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity

Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
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Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
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  • ISBN: 978-3966800013
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Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity

Accompanying the exhibition Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People in Munich, Vienna, and Chicago.

This book presents a curated selection of Balkrishna Doshi’s exceptional writings since the 1950s, with some published here for the first time. The collection of 15 lectures, articles and essays is richly illustrated with more than 50 of Doshi’s personal hand-drawn sketches.

Balkrishna Doshi (born 1927 in Pune, India) played a pivotal role in shaping of postcolonial architecture in India.

He is a pioneer in addressing crucial issues of social housing and urbanization in India. Doshi influenced the development of Indian architecture significantly through his teaching and lecturing activities and played a major role in the development of Ahmedabad into a center of Indian architectural education. This anthology assembles a selection of his writings, such as lectures, articles and essays.

Doshi, who worked for Le Corbusier in Paris for six years in the 1950s, has also always sought contacts with Western architects, for example by promoting the work of Louis Kahn in India.

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Balkrishna Doshi (born 1927 in Pune, India) played a pivotal role in shaping of postcolonial architecture in India. He is a pioneer in addressing crucial issues of social housing and urbanization in India. Doshi influenced the development of Indian architecture significantly through his teaching and lecturing activities and played a major role in the development of Ahmedabad into a center of Indian architectural education. This anthology assembles a selection of his writings, such as lectures, articles and essays.

Doshi, who worked for Le Corbusier in Paris for six years in the 1950s, has also always sought contacts with Western architects, for example by promoting the work of Louis Kahn in India. Doshi is a practitioner of architecture for over 70 years, has received numerous awards and he has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2018.

Balkrishna Doshi: Writings on Architecture & Identity
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Size 15.24 x 1.91 x 20.32 cm
Weight 567 Gr.
Pages 224
Format Hardcover

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