B.V.Doshi Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously

Architect B.V.Doshi Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously

Architect B.V.Doshi named as one of the recipients of the Padma Vibhushan Award posthumously.
B.V.Doshi Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously

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Today, a day prior to Republic Day 2023, the Government of India announced the recipients of the Padma awards. This year, six people are being awarded the Padma Vibhushan while nine will be awarded the Padma Bhushan. 

Architect B.V. Doshi, who passed away on January 24, 2023, has been named as one of the posthumous recipients of the Padma Vibhushan Award.

Balkrishna Doshi was India’s first and only Pritzker Awardee. In 2022, he received the Royal RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture. Doshi, an educator and an urbanist, also collaborated closely with Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, and Anant Raje. The Founder Dean of the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), he also played a significant role in Indian architectural education.


Padma Shri, Government of India.


Honorary doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania


Great master Award 94   –   instituted by J.K cement Works, india.


6th Aga Khan Award for Architecture for Aranya Community Housing.


Nagar Bhushan Award instituted by AMC


Prime Minister s National Award for Excellence in Urban Planning and design – 2000


Lifetime Achievement Award by IIA Gujarat Chapter, Surat

Gujarat Bhushan Award by IIA Gujarat chapter, Vadodara

CAA Robert Mathew Lifetime Achievement award by commonwealth association of architect, South Africa 


Golden Architect Award by A+D & Spectrum Foundation Architecture Awards 


Global Award for Sustainable Architecture

Global award for life time Achievement during September 2007 at paris RIBA international Fellowship 


Officer in the order of Arts and letter from Ministry of culture & communication, Liberty Equality Fraternity, French Republic


France’s highest honour for arts the Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters


GODA GAURAV AWARD by Kusumangraj Smarak, March 2016


GOLD MEDAL BY IAHH, international Association Human Habitate.2017

Architectural Digest AD 50 Hall of fame Hororeew,2017

Shri Dhirubhai Thakur Savya Sachi Saraswat Award by Gujarat Vishwakosh Trust, 2017


Pritzker Architecture Prize


Padma Bhushan, Government of India.


Royal Gold Medal, Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, Government of United Kingdom, through the RIBA and by personal approval by Her Majesty The Queen – it is the UK’s highest architectural honour.


Padma Vibhushan (Posthumously) by Government of India.

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