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Maulana Azad, a close associate and friend of Mahatma Gandhi and India’s first education minister, had conceived of and set up three academies for art, performing arts and literature, before he passed away in 1958. Maulana Azad, was buried in the historic setting in Delhi between Shah Jahan’s..

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Designed by Balkrishna Doshi / Vāstu Shilpā Consultants, the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore is an important site for the heritage of modern architecture in India – a study in the possibility for architecture to assimilate time and human presence in a composition of the built, open..

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Amdavad Ni Gufa

Ahmedabad, India
by Balkrishna Doshi

Amdavad Ni Gufa was designed to demonstrate the collaboration between an artist and architect. It is an underground art gallery in Ahmedabad, India. Designed by renowned architect Balkrishna Doshi, it exhibits works of the celebrated Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain. The gallery represents a..

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Villa Sarabhai

Ahemdabad, India
by Le Corbusier

The country is tropical. The monsoon rages for two months of the year and is an alternating combination of downpours and sunshine. A western architect has spent his life learning his profession; to be sure he must apply his profession in India, but he must adapt it to antagonistic requirements:..

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Gandhi Bhavan

Chandigarh, India
by Pierre Jeanneret

The Gandhi Bhawan of Panjab University in the City of Chandigarh is an architectural centerpiece of the campus and a stunning example of modernist architecture in India. This distinctive concrete building was the result of a 1960 proposal that a Gandhi Bhawan (Gandhi Center) be established at..

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