People Talking About Architecture – 06.02.2006
B. V. Doshi - Architecture for India
6:00 PM - Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place)
The Indian architect, educator, and planner who worked with Le Corbusier in Paris from 1951 to 1954 as senior designer, and then in India to supervise Corbusier’s projects in Ahmedabad and Chandigarh, will speak. Today he maintains an office, Vastu-Shilpa Consultants, in Ahmedabad. His lecture will "explore spatial concepts and architectural themes in his work while examining contradictions and challenges posed by India's unique cultural milieu, rapid urbanization and growth."
In Dialogue: Peter Eisenman and Mark Wigley
4:00 PM - Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
This marks the third session of an on-going dialogue.