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ID: 500034371
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500034371

 
Record Type: Person
Doshi, Balkrishna V. (Indian architect and designer, born 1927)

Note: Doshi worked as a senior designer with Le Corbusier in Paris, for major buildings in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad, India, from 1951-57. Doshi was also associated with Louis I. Khan from 1962 until the latter's death in 1972, and carried to completion Kahn's Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. He was in private practice, as Vastu-Shilpa, in Ahmedabad from 1956-1977. Since 1977, he has been the Senior Partner, with Joseph Allan Stein and Jai Rattan Bhalla, in the firm Stein Doshi and Bhalla, Ahmedabad and New Delhi, India. Indian architect.

Names:
Doshi, Balkrishna V. (preferred,V,index)
Balkrishna V. Doshi (V,display)
Doshi, Balkrishna Vithaldas (V)
Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi (V)

Nationalities:
Indian (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
designer
urban planner
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Pune (Mahārāshtra, India) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Kahn, Louis Isidore  1962-1972
............................  (Russian-American architect and city planner, 1901-1974) [500027669]
employee of ....  Le Corbusier  from 1951 to 1957 for major buildings in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad, India
....................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]
partner of ....  Stein, Joseph Allen  
..................  (American architect, 1912-2001) [500075523]
related to ....  Stein, Doshi and Bhalla  
..................  (Indian architectural firm, active from 1977) [500233199]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Doshi, Balkrishna V. (I)

Biographies:
(Indian architect and designer, born 1927) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Indian architect; born Poona (Maharashtra, India), 1927) ..... [CCA]
(Indian architect, 1947-) ..... [AVERY]
(Indian architect, born 1927) ..... [AVERY]
(Indian architect) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Balkrishna V. Doshi ........ [CCA]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi ........ [AVERY, VP]
.....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Doshi, Balkrishna V. ........ [CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
.........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Doshi, Balkrishna Vithaldas ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA, Grove Art]
.......................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.......................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
.......................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Gupta, Indian Architects Directory (1987)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 644
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1987) 234, 237
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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