In a career spanning almost
70 years, the work of architect Balkrishna Doshi, who received the Pritzker
Prize in 2018, has mirrored the evolution of contemporary Indian architecture.
Doshi's first job under the French architect Le Corbusier (who designed the
Indian city Chandigarh) had a profound impact on him but he has often sought to
interpret Corbusier's modernism through local conditions of site, climate, and
Director: Premjit Ramachandran
2009 / 74 min / India
This feature film will be screened in the Museum's Great Hall. Please note that the Great Hall theater will utilize wireless headsets. To check out your device, you will be required to leave a credit card or valid driver's license on file with a National Building Museum staff member.
This feature film is followed by Peter Bohlin: From Here to There
Director: Jillian Buckley
2017 / 7 min / USA
The basic philosophy about “the making of a pleasant space” applies to all of architect Peter Bohlin’s work, especially his designs for early Apple stores. Interior Design Magazine’s Cindy Allen interviews Bohlin about the remarkable moments from his 50-year career designing architectural gems for the likes of the Girl Scouts, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates.
The Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. is presented by the National Building Museum with the Revada Foundation.
$12 Museum | $5 Student | $15 Non-member | $135 All Access
1.0 LU (AIA)
Get the All Access Pass which includes the opening night, reception, and auto-registration to all screenings.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Image Credit: Still from Doshi directed by Premjit Ramachandran, 2009.