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Laurie Baker, life, work, writings

Gautam Bhatia

Laurie Baker, life, work, writings

by Gautam Bhatia

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Published by Viking in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Baker, Laurie,
    • Architects -- India -- Biography,
    • Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- India

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGautam Bhatia.
      ContributionsHousing and Urban Development Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1510.B35 B47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1684926M
      ISBN 100670839914
      LC Control Number91906615

      Baker's architecture is responsive, uses local materials and lays stress on low-cost biograpy of Laurie Baker, like his work, is direct, simple and comprehensive; further embellished with sketches, plans, photographs and some of Baker's own writings, the book offers the professional architect view of the life, methods and thoughts. MUD LAURIE BAKER About the Author Born in Birmingham, England, in , Laurie Baker studied architecture at the Birmingham School of Architecture from where he graduated in and became an associate member of the, RIBA. During the World War II he was an anaesthetist to a surgical team in China where he also worked on control and Size: KB.

        Take a 6 minute crash course on visionary architect Laurie Baker. Movie featurette for the upcoming full length documentary film on architect Laurie Baker. To be automatically notified when the.   Indeed, Laurie Baker’s life constituted far more than just architecture: he was an objector during the world war, choosing instead to work along with the Society of Friends as a medic in war zones; he was a strident activist in the fight against leprosy at a time when the disease was fatal and gravely misunderstood; he was a Britisher–and a Author: Avantika Shankar.

      Back of the Book Laurie Baker was an “architect’s architect” and he has left his footprints on the sands of time in relation to architecture with a human face. He can be regarded as the father of green architecture in India. About the Author Atul Deulgaonkar is an independent journalist and author of five books in Marathi. English and Japanese Bhatia, G. () Laurie Baker: Life, Works and Writing, New Delhi, India: Penguin Braungart M. and McDonough, W. () Cradle to Author: Saurabh Tewari.


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"This biography of Laurie Baker, like his work, is direct, simple and comprehensive; further embellished with sketches, plans, photographs and some of Baker's own writings, the book offers the professional architect as well as the layman a fascinating view of the life, methods and thoughts of an unorthodox genius." --BOOK JACKET.

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'Laurie Baker Building' but Mohan Singh's house where he can live happily with his family. Gerard Da Cunha Baker of India I was an anarchic 19 year old student of architecture on a study tour to the south of India, when I saw two buildings done by Laurie Baker.

The first was a one-time home of his with a doughnut plan. It had noFile Size: 1MB. Laurie Baker Building CentrePromoted by HUDCO and DSIB, Govt. of DelhiEkta Vihar, Sector - 6, R.K. Puram, New Delhi - Rat trap bondRat trap bond brick masonry is an alternative tonormal English bond masonry walls by which 15%of cost can be reduced without comprimising thequality, strength and appearances.

Bricks to me are like faces. 4. •Baker lived in Kerala with Doctor P.J. Chandy, •He received great encouragement and later married his sister •While Laurie continued his architectural work and research accommodating the medical needs of the community through his constructions of various hospitals and clinics.

INITIAL WORK. 5. •Baker sought to enrich the culture in.