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.