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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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‘Doshi, Raje, Patel - three architects with the common heritage of the same city’Subscription

By Gautam Bhatia

After decades of neglect, institutional architecture in India has gradually come to embody an exemplary synthesis of form and ideals

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The pink floors of Tilvawala's model highlight his reinterpretation of 'streets in the sky', in which the new winding outdoor corridors mimic India's urban street pattern

‘Students in Ahmedabad continue to benefit from Doshi’s pedagogical commitment’

By Matthew Barac

Through observation and hand-drawing, students at CEPT are designing for today’s complex reality