Ar. B V Doshi wins the Pritzker Award

Balkrishna Doshi | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

Balkrishna Doshi | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

Balkrishna Doshi was born in Pune, India on August 26, 1927, into an extended Hindu family that had been involved in the furniture industry for two generations. Displaying an aptitude for art and an understanding of proportion at a young age, he was exposed to architecture by a school teacher. He began his architecture studies in 1947, the year India gained independence, at the Sir J.J . School of Architecture Bombay (Mumbai), the oldest and one of the foremost institutions for architecture in India.

Source: www.pritzkerprize.com/laureates/balkrishna-doshi

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *