IIM Ahmedabad

Working with Louis Kahn (with Rabindra Vasavada and Bijoy Ramachandran)

Architect Bijoy Ramachandran speaks to Prof. Rabindra Vasavada, a celebrated practitioner, conservationist, teacher and historian about his time at the IIM Ahmedabad site office (where he started his career) from 1969 to 1972 working with Louis Kahn the American architect, who was commissioned to design the campus, and Prof. Anant Raje, the local architect in-charge. The time working with Lousi Kahn on the School (the Library, Faculty blocks, Classrooms and the Dorms) had a profound impact on Prof. Vasavada.

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Identity & Continuity, IIM Ahmedabad in pictures, by Madhur Goyal

Identity & Continuity, IIM Ahmedabad in pictures, by Madhur Goyal

Fortunately, the Post-Independent India built Insitutions for its new identity and robust vision towards the future. And a modernist movement took a leap in Indian Architectural values. Inevitably, today we see them as Modern Heritage, not only to praise what the Masters built but as architects we take phrases from those poetics to define the contemporary architecture in India and beyond.

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IIM Ahmedabad: Averting an imminent historic catastrophe

IIM Ahmedabad: Averting an imminent historic catastrophe, Dr. S.S.Bhatti

Buildings in Louis Kahn’s IIM Ahmedabad Set to Be Demolished” is the caption of the eminent architectural historian William Curtis published on December 23, 2020, in Architectural Record. He has done an insightful analysis of the problem and written a persuasive piece to dissuade the authorities concerned from their suicidal resolve. For me, the heart-rending news highlights a glaring irony.

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IIM-Ahmedabad

An Open Letter to IIM Ahmedabad, by Prem Chandavarkar

An article in The Indian Express of 25 December 2020 raises some of these concerns and cites you as stating that you have written a letter on 23 December 2020 to all IIMA alumni, and all queries are answered in the letter. I have been through this letter and feel compelled to state that many concerns still remain.

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IIM Ahmedabad

Belief and Building

I was recently at IIM Ahmedabad walking around Louis Kahn’s masterpiece. I have always enjoyed being there, but this time during my third of fourth

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