5 buildings that won India's Balkrishna Doshi world's biggest architecture prize

Doshi, famous for his humanist approach, won the 2018 Pritzker prize

Balkrishna Doshi

The architect, 90, is the first Indian to win the Pritzker Prize, which is regarded as the highest honor in the field. (Picture courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

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Sangath Architect’s Studio

Doshi's own studio, Sangath, features a series of sunken vaults sheathed in china mosaic as well as a small grassy terraced amphitheater and flowing water details.

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Aranya Low Cost Housing

Aranya Low Cost Housing, a system of houses, courtyards and a labyrinth of internal pathways make it one of the most notable low-cost housing schemes in India.

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Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore is one of Doshi's best work.

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Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

“There are a lot of musical rhythms in the campus, organized and random at the same time. It was designed to give students time to think and reflect continuously”, - Balkrishna Doshi.

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Amdavad Ni Gufa

Amdavad Ni Gufa is an underground art gallery in Ahmedabad, India. The gallery represents a unique juxtaposition of architecture and art. The cave-like underground structure has a roof made of multiple interconnected domes, covered with a mosaic of tiles.

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Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology

The School of Architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad is one of Doshi's most famous buildings.

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