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India

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

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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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Laurie Baker (1917-2007)Subscription

After graduating from Birmingham School of Architecture, Baker made India his home where he addressed the housing needs of the poor, sometimes called the ‘Gandi of Indian architecture’

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Urbz: ’Dirt is fertile. Mess is more’ Subscription

Working with Mumbai’s density, productivity and energy, Urbz’s user-centric architecture has expanded outside India to Bogotá, São Paulo, Geneva and Seoul

Indian archive

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May 2016: IndiaSubscription

1431: BV Doshi, Matharoo Associates, vir.mueller architects, Archohm, SP+A, Studio Lotus, Charles Correa, Typology: Corporate HQ, Auroville

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Charles Correa

Charles Correa (1930-2015)Subscription

Charles Correa was India’s foremost Modernist. However, he did not simply adapt Western practices to a subcontinental milieu: he transformed Modernism at the same time

Charles Correa

Aranya bv doshi 3642

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

Balkrishna Doshi