Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture

Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture

by Sarbjit Bahga, Surinder Bahga

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ISBN-13: 9781495906251
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/10/2014
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Sarbjit Bahga is a Chandigarh based architect, urbanist, author and photo-artist. He graduated in architecture from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1979. He works in the Department of Architecture, Punjab and have 34 years of practical experience in designing and supervision of various types of buildings, complexes and large campuses. His completed works include an eclectic and impressive range of medical, educational, administrative, commercial, sports and residential buildings. He is also a keen researcher, a prolific architectural writer, and has co-authored six books. His books, Modern Architecture in India: Post-Independence Perspective (1993), New Indian Homes: An Architectural Renaissance (1996) are considered as landmarks in the history of contemporary architecture of India. 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.

Surinder Bahga is a Chandigarh based architect. He established the architectural organisation "Saakaar Foundation" in Chandigarh in 1984. His works are published in many journals and newspapers of repute. Mr. Bahga was given Sir M. Visveswaraya Award in 1995 by HUDCO for energy-efficient housing design. His Baptist Church at Chandigarh is selected by Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources and TERI as one of the best 41 energy-efficient buildings in India. He got Michael Ventris Award from Architectural Association, London. Police Memorial, Jammu designed by Mr. Bahga got Outstanding Concrete Structure Award from Indian Concrete Institute. He has co-authored the books Modern Architecture in India: Post-Independence Perspective (1993), New Indian Homes: An Architectural Renaissance (1996). He has researched on a travelling exhibition "A Dream Realized" on life and works of Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret for Swiss Arts Council. He worked as Chairman of IIA, Chandigarh-Punjab Chapter for two terms (2008-2012). He has been nominated as Councillor in Chandigarh Municipal Corporation for the term 2011-16. Currently he is Editor of Journal of Indian Institute of Architects.

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