Laurie Baker - Life, Works & Writings

Laurie Baker - Life, Works & Writings

Product ID: 4001

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Author: Gautam Bhatia
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 1994-09-01
Language: English
Pages: 313
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0140154604


The book offers the professional architect as well as the layman a fascinating view of the life, methods and thoughts of an unorthodox genius.

Laurie baker has worked in India over forty years and is renowned for being one of the very few architects in the world to have designed and built buildings as diverse as Fishermen's huts, computer institutes, private homes, hostels, hospitals, churches, technical institutes, auditoriums, film studios and tourist centers.

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.