Sarbjit Singh Bahga

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Sarbjit Singh Bahga (b1957) is a Chandigarh based architect, urbanist, author and photo-artist.He graduated in architecture from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1979 and was conferred with Doctorate in Architectural Science (D.A.S.) in 2000.He works in the Department of Architecture, Punjab and has 34 years of practical experience in designing and supervision of various types of buildings, complexes and large campuses.He is presently working on deputation as Senior Architect in the Punjab Mandi Board, Mohali.His completed works include an eclectic and impressive range of medical, educational, administrative, commercial and residential buildings.His buildings are interesting and responsive to function, climate and materials.He is a staunch modernist and an ardent, yet not blind, admirer of Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Louis Kahn.Sarbjit is also a keen researcher, a prolific architectural writer, and a Fellow of United Writers’ Association of India.He has six books to his credit.His books, Modern Architecture in India: Post-Independence Perspective, New Indian Homes: An Architectural Renaissance, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture, and Trees in Urban Habitat are considered as landmarks in the history of contemporary architecture of India. Apart from this, he is a keen photo-artist especially in the field of architectural photography and has won many awards in this field. Bahga takes special interest in the overall development of profession of architecture and improvement of built-environment. He is an active member of many professional associations including the Indian Institute of Architects. His contribution to architecture has been largely recognized and his buildings/articles have been widely published in many architectural journals and books.

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