The Twentieth Century Society

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Autumn Lecture Series: Mid-Century Modern 3 - Balkrishna Doshi

Autumn Lecture Series: Mid-Century Modern 3 - Balkrishna Doshi 

Thursday 4 November 2021 6.30 Online

Manon Mollard will reveal the long career of the first Indian Pritzker Prize-winning architect Balkrishna Doshi (b.1927) who both worked under Le Corbusier in Paris and Ahmedabad, where he also collaborated with Louis Kahn on the Indian Institute of Management before launching his independent career, that included educational buildings and low-cost housing.

Manon Mollard is editor of The Architectural Review where she wrote about Doshi’s Aranya low-cost housing in August 2019.

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Above: Aranya housing, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. Balkrishna Doshi, 1989. Photograph: The Architectural Review. 


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