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“I realize that life is intangible”

Pioneer Architect B.V. Doshi, India’s first and only Pritzker Awardee, passed away on the morning of 24 January 2023. This page is an archive of all the posts and thoughts on B.V.Doshi.


On Balkrishna V. Doshi

B.V.Doshi passed away on January 24, 2023

B.V. Doshi: Master Builder, My Teacher

On January 24, 2023, one of India’s most renowned architects passed away. With the passing of B.V. Doshi at the age of 95, Indian Architecture witnessed the end of an era. This tribute by Doshi’s student and later contemporary, Bimal Patel, was first published in ‘The Indian Express’.

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Balkrishna V. Doshi

Celebrating Colossus: 90 Years of a Life Well Lived

On B. V. Doshi’s 90th Birthday – Architecture is – if stripped down to the basics – the art and science of adoption and adaption: of aesthetics, of sensibilities, of methods, techniques and technologies – and even values – to create a stylistic vocabulary all one’s own. Architects learn and draw inspiration from everything – from art, from nature, from politics and religion – but most importantly, we learn from those who came before us.

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