March 9, 2018

2018 Pritzker Prize winner interviewed by Professor Vikram Prakash

Photo: Architectural Digest India

Designed around an engaging conversation, ArchitectureTalk is a podcast hosted by Dr. Vikramāditya “Vikram” Prakāsh, Professor of Architecture. ArchitectureTalk explores issues in contemporary architecture.

Professor Balkrishna Doshi, of India, has been selected as the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate.

The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded to a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. It is granted annually and is often referred to as “architecture’s Nobel” and “the profession’s highest honor.”

Tune in to Episode 13: Life is a River, A Conversation with 2018 Pritzker Prize winner BV Doshi

At age 90, Balkrishna Vithaldas (B.V.) Doshi’s journey in architecture has spanned 70 years, starting from Indian independence in 1947, to the vicissitudes of postmodernism and globalization. Doshi’s voice is a touchstone is global and Indian modernism. Conversation topics include his reflection on life and creativity, his ‘favorite’ projects, the legacy of Nehruvian modernization, and architectural pedagogy in India today.