Balkrishna Doshi, the first Indian architect to receive the Pritzker Prize, is known for pioneering work in low-cost housing. During his 70-year-long career, he contributed to bringing modernism to his country.
Inspired by terracotta temples found in the Indian state of West Bengal, the Gallery House community centre “is a humane gesture of giving back to the local community, without disrupting the privacy and security of inner functions.”
Balkrishna Doshi once said that there “are not houses, but homes where a happy community lives. That is what finally matters”. Discover the values and architecture of the 2018 Pritzker Prize winner through 7 masterpieces.
Trump’s wall and the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) splitting the Korean peninsula in two… These border walls are just the tip of a global iceberg. Archipanic explores protectionist and divisive constructions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
From post-war Japan to Mao China and post-independence India but also furniture icons and the challenges of contemporary Asian design. The Shifting Objectives exhibition at M+ Museum for Visual Culture looks into the continent’s history as well as its evolution from a design point of view.
Inaugural London Design Biennale goes on show during London Design Festival and focuses on “Utopia by Design”. From the United Kingdom to Europe but also Turkey, India, Chile and South Africa.
nanimarquina presents new collections of rugs designed by the Bourollec brothers and Neri&Hu according to the eclectic art carpet crafting.
Sarthak and Sahil blend the festive spirit of an ancient Hindu festival with Christmas celebrations with Kalpataru wishing tree installation at Victoria & Albert Museum.
With the Fuzzy Logic project, Marta Santambrogio aims to transform traffic noise into musical jam sessions starting from harmonical tuk-tuks, Indian street cahos and traditional musical instruments.
Haubitz + Zoche photographic journey portrays Indian movie theaters, doomed architectures that witnessed an era when people use to hang out without digital interaction and Netflix didn’t exist.
Rabari hand-woven carpet collection by Doshi Levien for Nani Marquina features a refined combination of rhythms according to Indian craftmanship techniques.