STEIN DOSHI BHALLA
Stein, Doshi & Bhalla was one of the largest firms in the country with over 100 professionals known for rendering comprehensive architectural services. The firm carried out a large number of projects including Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bangalore and Lucknow, and the India Habitat Centre (IHC) in New Delhi, which were well received by the public. The practice became an institution and is till date celebrated & greatly respected.
Joseph Allen Stein was an extraordinary designer with a vision which helped shape a large portion of modern Indian architecture. He created many masterpieces in India which are till date the most iconic buildings in the country. He incorporated local materials & architectural elements into the modern structural vocabulary.
Professor B.V. Doshi is a world renowned architect, educator and academician. He has worked closely with Le Corbusier & Louis Kahn among other exceptional architects and designers. He is widely noted for his contributions to the evolution of design & architectural discourse in India.
DR. J.R. BHALLA
Dr. Jai Rattan Bhalla (Padma shri, FIIA, FRIBA, HFAIA) is the Principal and one of the three founders of this firm. In addition to his famous partnership with the firm Stein,Doshi & Bhalla, a considerable part of his professional life was spent in advocating a greater role for architects and safeguarding their interests in the building industry. He has had the privilege of interacting with great people such as Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Prince Charles, among others. He has also single handedly played a key role in the growth and development of architecture in our country by writing the ‘Architects Act, 1972’.
His achievements are unlike any other which highlight his unparalleled contribution to the profession, both in India and the world.