IIA Office Bearers and the Council express deep grief at the sad demise of Prof. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi. With his demise, the fraternity of Architects in India and the world over have lost another stalwart.
He was a fellow of The Indian Institute of Architects and was awarded with IIA Baburao Mhatre Gold Medal for his contribution to the Architectural profession.
Besides a number of laurels, he was the recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, RIBA Gold Medal and the most prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize for his substantial contribution to the field of Architecture.
Throughout his career, he was an inspiration to many generations , both in Practice & Education. His death is an irreparable loss not only to the fraternity of Architects but also to the Society.
With heartfelt condolences,
Jt. Hon. Secretaries,
The Indian Institute of Architects.