Statement on Proposed Demolition of Most of the Dormitory Blocks of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A)

by SAH News | May 16, 2023

Louis Kahn Plaza at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. Photo © Wikimedia Commons / Perspectives - The Photography Club, IIM Ahmedabad


The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) supports our colleagues from ICOMOS India, and joins with an international group of architectural historians, architects, preservationists, and others to express significant concerns regarding plans by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to demolish 14 of its 18 dormitory blocks and replace them with newly constructed dormitories.

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