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My Mentor Laurie Baker - Down to Earth

June 30, 2013, 6:30:00 PM

Benny Kuriakose reminisces about his guru, the iconic Laurie Baker. "Benny Kuriakose began his architecture career in 1984. He was one of the privileged few who worked under the tutelage of Laurie Baker which involved both learning and unlearning.
Gandhi had a massive influence on Laurie Baker's design principles. He carried Gandhiji’s values of honesty and sincerity to the buildings he designed. He never covered a brick wall with plaster. He said, “Beauty is related to truth”.

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