Uncommon Sense: The Life and Architecture of Laurie Baker


Preview of “Uncommon Sense: The Life and Architecture of Laurie Baker”, a biographical film, at the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2017.…/laurie-baker-100-years/

Directed by Laurie Baker’s grandson, Vineet Radhakrishnan, this is the first Indian Film ever to feature in ARCHDAILY’S “Architecture Films To Watch” List.

Laurence Wilfred Baker (March 2, 1917 – April 1, 2007) was a British-born Indian architect, renowned for his cost-effective, energy-efficient architecture, space utilisation and aesthetic sensibility.

In 1983, Laurie Baker was conferred with an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) at Buckingham Palace.

In 1992, he was awarded the Roll of Honour by the United Nations.

In 1990, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri for his meritorious service in the field of architecture.

Courtesy: Vineet Radhakrishnan


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