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Pritzker Prize 2018: for Balkrishna Doshi, architecture, urbanism and landscape are inseparableSubscription

By William JR Curtis

Doshi’s work mirrors his life: influences from overseas are combined with a transformation of Indian culture and tradition

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Revisit: Aranya low-cost housing, Indore, Balkrishna DoshiSubscription


Doshi’s ideas on housing the poor culminated in 80 model homes in Aranya where residents felt empowered by the opportunity to improvise

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Variations and traditions: the search for a modern Indian architectureSubscription

By Dan Cruickshank

The AR surveys the work of some architects whose were representative of the search for an Indian architecture in the 1980s and assesses the different ways in which they utilize indigenous building and design traditions

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Modernism and the search for Indian identitySubscription

By William JR Curtis

The best architecture in India was considered to contain relevant hints for other developing countries