Business News | Boston Architectural College Launches BAC Channel with Mahesh Daas and Pritzker Laureate Balkrishna Doshi
Boston, MA) [US] April 9 (ANI/PR Newswire): Boston Architectural College (BAC) announces the launch of its new video venture, BAC Channel with Mahesh Daas. This ongoing program will offer a series of exclusive, insightful and one-on-one conversations between President Mahesh Daas and thought leaders from the design professions and related industries.
Each episode aligns with the BAC’s critical mission to diversify design professions through expanded access to excellence in design education. Another key objective of the program is to increase awareness of the discipline of design to advance design culture in the public sphere.
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BAC is honored to launch its inaugural episode of BAC Channel with Mahesh Daasby featuring Professor Balkrishna Doshi, India’s first and only Pritzker Prize-winning architect, educator, guru and BAC 2021 honorary alumnus. As President Daas remarked, “if the number of his projects is measurable, the impact of his influence is immeasurable”.
In this first episode, which was filmed at the height of the global pandemic, Professor Doshi and Chairman Daas speak candidly about his life and nine-decade career, discussing design education, theory, rituals, space, architecture as well as the immense impact on our global structures and society during a global pandemic.
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Watch this unique conversation at the inaugural BAC Channel launch with Mahesh Daas – experience a candid discussion and delve into the prodigious life of a leading architect, guru and educator of our time, Professor Balkrishna Doshi.
Stay tuned for more information on upcoming episodes of BAC Channel with Mahesh Daas by visiting our website.
Dr. Mahesh Daas, professor emeritus of ACSA, is the eighth president of Boston Architectural College. President Daas is the author of two books, Leading with Aesthetics: The Transformational Leadership of President Charles M Vest at MIT (2015, 2019) as well as the co-edited volume Towards A Robotic Architecture (2018). He is also the current chancellor of the ACSA College of Distinguished Professors and a member of the editorial board of the Construction Robotics Journal. Boston magazine hailed “BAC’s Mahesh Daas on a mission to reinvent design education.”
Founded in 1889, Boston Architectural College (BAC) is an internationally recognized institution with a diverse population of students and alumni representing more than 54 countries. Offering excellence in teaching design integrated with practice, BAC has been ranked #1 for best graduate school for earning potential and #4 for best school of architecture offering bachelor’s degrees to United States in 2020 by GradReports. The BAC offers bachelor’s and graduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, design studies as well as certificates and continuing education courses. BAC champions the importance of inclusive admission, diversity, innovation, dedicated faculty, and the intrinsic value of academic and experiential education.
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