Retirement Address by Prof. Neelkanth Chhaya
After more than 25 years of service to the school of architecture at C.E.P.T, Prof. Neelkanth Chhaya formally retired in 2013. This address was presented by him on November 19, 2013 at Piraji Sagara Basement at C.E.P.T.
On March 16, 2013, Peter Rich met Balkrishna Doshi at his house. Here is the interaction that followed.
Balkrishna Doshi: BD
Peter Rich: PR
BD: Corbusier talked to him in a different way. So then they came to talking about housing but housing was still was never considered as architecture. Because it never has that scale neither it had the prominence and of course, not the style. Because technology, the kind of articulation, the use of space, in the public realm is very different from private realm. Some are ritualistic, some are non-ritualistic; Private realm as no ritual.
PR: Yeah, yeah.
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