Basel - Exhibition

Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People

Vitra Design Museum

03 Mar 201908 Sep 2019

Featuring numerous key projects realised between 1958 and 2014, ranging from entire cities and town planning projects to large public buildings, from private residences to interiors, Vitra Design Museum presents the first international retrospective dedicated to the 2018 Pritzker Prize laureate Balkrishna Doshi (born 1927, Pune, India) outside of Asia. The exhibition presents a wealth of original works such as drawings, models, and art works from Doshi’s archive and studio, but also photography, film footage, and several full-scale installations with an extensive timeline gives an overview of the architect’s career from 1947 until today, attesting to his close relationships with other influential architects and visionaries such as Le Corbusier and Christopher Alexander.

  • Balkrishna Doshi, Sangath Architect’s Studio, Ahmedabad, 1980 © Iwan Baan 2018Balkrishna Doshi, Sangath Architect’s Studio, Ahmedabad, 1980 © Iwan Baan 2018

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Destination: Basel
Where: Vitra Design Museum
Type: Guided Tour

Bring your Design Miami/ Basel Member, Collector, or VIP card for entry. Attendance is limited; to RSVP visit nvite.com/vitradesigntour

Contacts & Details

OPENING:
mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Ticket

ESTABLISHED:
1989

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Zehntner Marc, Kries Mateo


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ADDRESS:
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