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Balkrishna Doshi: ‘Architecture is a backdrop to existence’

Ahmedabad, India – Balkrishna Doshi, a 90-year-old architect, is the first Indian to win the Pritzker Prize, the highest accolade in architecture. The jury citation has lauded Doshi for architecture that “has created an equilibrium and peace among all the components – material and immaterial”. It refers to “the poetic and philosophical underpinnings” of his…