2018 Pritzker Prize Winner Balkrishna Doshi’s Work in 21 Images


Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

After designing over a hundred buildings and establishing several schools of architecture, Balkrishna Doshi achieved architecture’s highest accolade: the Pritzker Prize Award. Doshi is the first Indian architect to receive this award. He is known as an architectural advocate for social change and the environment.

Doshi believes his award is not only for himself but for all of India. The 90-year-old architect stood out as a pioneer of social housing design and architectural identity in India. Reflect on his legacy through these 21 images of his work:

Amdavad ni Gufa (1995)


Amdavad Ni Gufa. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Amdavad Ni Gufa. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Amdavad Ni Gufa . Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Amdavad Ni Gufa . Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Amdavad Ni Gufa (Construction). Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Amdavad Ni Gufa (Construction). Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low-Cost Housing (1986)


Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Aranya Low Cost Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (1968)


Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Sangath Studio (1981)


Sangath Architect's Studio. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Sangath Architect's Studio. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology (1962)


Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Indian Institute of Managment (1985)


Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore . Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Institute of Indology. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Life Insurance Corporation Housing (1973)


Life Insurance Corporation Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Life Insurance Corporation Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Life Insurance Corporation Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Life Insurance Corporation Housing. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Premabhai Hall (1972) 


Premabhai Hall. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Premabhai Hall. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Premabhai Hall. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Premabhai Hall. Image © VSF. Courtesy of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

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