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INDIAN ARCHITECT BALKRISHNA DOSHI AWARDED WITH PRITZKER PRIZE

Brick Award

Balkrishna Doshi, the 90-year-old Indian architect has been named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker prize. Doshi is one of India’s most influential architects of the 20th century and he loves to work with brick – the Ahmedabad School of Architecture in India serves as an example.
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Balkrishna Doshi
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Balkrishna Doshi

INDIAN ARCHITECT BALKRISHNA DOSHI AWARDED WITH PRITZKER PRIZE

Brick Award

Balkrishna Doshi, the 90-year-old Indian architect has been named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker prize. Doshi is one of India’s most influential architects of the 20th century and he loves to work with brick – the Ahmedabad School of Architecture in India serves as an example.

The project shows the influence of Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier who Doshi used to work with. He is the 45th recipient of the Pritzker Prize and the first ever Indian to receive it and has established himself as a key player in the development of affordable housing and contemporary city planning.

Read more about his work here.

© Mahargh Shah
© Mahargh Shah