Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People
The architect and urban planner Balkrishna Doshi (*1927 in Pune, India) is recognized as the most significant pioneer of modern architecture in India. In over 60 years of practice, Doshi has realized nearly 100 projects and in 2018 was recognized for his achievements with the renowned Pritzker Prize. While touring the major retrospective, visitors will become acquainted with Doshi’s work through numerous drawings, models, art works, photographs, film footage and several full-scale installations, thereby gaining a better understanding of his close relationships with other influential architects such as Le Corbusier or Louis Kahn.
Regular tours in German, tours in English upon request.
Starting at 11:30 am at Vitra Design Museum on every Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays
7€ per person (reduced 5€) in addition to entrance fee