Obituary

Architect and Padma Bhushan awardee Balkrishna Doshi Died at 95

Architect and Padma Bhushan awardee Balkrishna Doshi Died at 95Renowned architect and urban planner BV Doshi passed away at the age of 95 on January 24, 2023. BV Doshi worked with international legends like Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn on prestigious projects.

  • He was the first architect to be awarded the Pritzker Prize.
  • In 2022, He was also awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects Royal Gold Medal.
  • Indian Govt also honoured with Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
  • He also worked at Corbusier’s studio in Paris in France.
  • He regarded Corbusier as his guru. 
  • He was the first Founder-Director of the School of Architecture and School of Planning, Ahmedabad.

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