Phoenix Brick Yard
ON BRICKS AND BAKER
Laurie Baker isn't a famous architect. When I went to India on a summer fellowship to seek out his buildings, not a single one of my American colleagues knew of his work. You may not know his name, and his buildings aren't widely published, but he was the kind of architect that the world needs: a regional architect deeply committed to the place where he built his practice and his life; an architect who was both a thinker and a builder, who worked alongside local craftsmen to devel...