Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People | 2019
Edited by Mateo Kries and Khushnu Panthaki Hoof
Published by Vitra Design Museum, 2019
Hardcover, 383 pages
30.5 x 25 x 4 cm
Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People is the first overview of the architect’s work in over twenty years, analyzing his most important works and providing timely context to his oeuvre.
In-depth academic texts by outstanding experts in the field, including Kenneth Frampton, Kazi Ashraf, and Juhani Pallasmaa, give insights into the inspiration behind Doshi’s work and background to his projects, as well as his lasting influence on younger generations. The richly illustrated survey comes complete with a detailed biography and new photographs of his buildings, which demonstrate the impressive timeliness of the Indian master’s approach to a wide variety of typologies.