Pritzker Winner Balkrishna Doshi's Work for the People
on 13 March 2018
Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize winner, certainly has a roster of showpiece commissions that demonstrate imagination. His greatest architectural development, however, might be Aranya—the low-cost housing projects he established in Indore, India. These structures have received substantial acclaim because, as Bloomberg notes, they actually work. And rather than erase the nature of dense areas, they replicate some of what people appreciate about them. Doshi spoke about the necessity of architects being "invested in the dignity of those they house" and his work reinforces this. Read more at Bloomberg.