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B. V. Doshi
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Personal information
Name B. V. Doshi
Nationality Indian
Birth date (1927-08-26) 26 August 1927 (age 94)
Birth place Pune, Bombay Presidency, British India
Alma mater J. J. School of Architecture, Mumbai
Buildings IIM-Bangalore, IIM Udaipur, National Institute of Fashion Technology New Delhi
Awards Padma Shri
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Pritzker Prize
Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, OAL, (born 26 August 1927) is an Indian architect.[1] His best known designs are IIM Bangalore, IIM Udaipur, NIFT Delhi, Amdavad ni Gufa, CEPT University, and the Aranya Low Cost Housing development in Indore.[2]

In 2018, he became the first Indian architect to receive the Pritzker Prize.[3][4] He was also awarded the Padma Shri.


  1. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi. Archived 2011-08-23 at the Wayback Machine ArchNet 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  2. "Balkrishna Doshi Named 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate". ArchDaily. 7 March 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2018. 
  3. Top Architecture Prize Goes to Low-Cost Housing Pioneer From India, By Robin Pogrebin, New York Times, 7 March 2018.
  4. Rajghatta, Chidanand (8 March 2018). "B V Doshi 1st Indian to win 'Nobel' for architecture". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 May 2018.