Pritzker winner Balkrishna Doshi: A man who can think beyond boundaries

At 90, Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi is remarkably agile; his energy and enthusiasm belie the stereotypes associated with his age, say associates

Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi

Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi

Sohini Das Ahmedabad
Noted architect Balkrishna V Doshi, now 90, has been awarded the annual Pritzker Prize, also referred to as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for this profession. He is the first Indian to win this award, instituted in 1979 by an American entrepreneurial family.
Apart from the global recognition, the award comes with a cash award of $100,000. The ceremony will be in May, at Toronto.

First Published: Mar 09 2018 | 05:57 AM IST

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