Rethinking Modernism for the Developing World: The Complete Architecture of Balkrishna Doshi

Rethinking Modernism for the Developing World: The Complete Architecture of Balkrishna Doshi

by James Steele
     
 

The astonishing range of a prolific forty-year career is explored in this monograph about one of India's most influential architects.

Solid text by a respected scholar documents the dynamic work of a designer who finds the proper balance between modern architecture and the rich indigenous traditions of his country. An apprentice to Le Corbusier, Doshi adapts

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The astonishing range of a prolific forty-year career is explored in this monograph about one of India's most influential architects.

Solid text by a respected scholar documents the dynamic work of a designer who finds the proper balance between modern architecture and the rich indigenous traditions of his country. An apprentice to Le Corbusier, Doshi adapts modernism to the complex historical, religious, cultural, and social conditions of India and his home region, Gujurat. Included with photos are plans and a complete chronology all the architect's works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823002276
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.51(w) x 10.53(h) x 0.91(d)

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