Green Architects: The Vernacular Architecture of Laurie Baker

This year, 2017, marks the centenary birth anniversary of arguably India’s greenest architect, Laurie Baker, who was often called the ‘father of sustainable architecture.’ Laurence Wilfred Baker, born on 2nd March 1917 in Birmingham, England, moved to India at the peak of the Indian Independence struggle against the British. A ‘Mission to Lepers’ sign that he saw in London piqued his interest and he was soon on a ship headed to India. The Mission was… Read more »