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Sarbjit Singh Bahga (b1957) is Principal Architect, BAHGA DESIGN STUDIO LLP, a Chandigarh based Architecture+Urban Design firm. He graduated from Panjab University, Chandigarh with Bachelors of Architecture in 1979. He has 36 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 administrative, recreational, educational, medical, residential, commercial, and agricultural buildings. His buildings are interesting and responsive to function, climate, and materials. Bahga is a staunch modernist and an ardent, yet not blind, admirer of Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Louis Kahn.
Bahga is also a keen researcher, and a prolific architectural writer. He has eight books to his credit, namely, Modern Architecture in India, New Indian Homes, Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret: Footprints on the Sands of Indian Architecture, Contemporary Architecture beyond Corbusierism, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture, Trees in Urban Habitat, Contemporary Indian Houses, and Landscaping Human Habitat. His books are considered as landmarks in the history of contemporary architecture of India. Apart from this, he is a keen photo-artist, particularly in the field of architectural photography and has won several coveted 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. He is three-time recipient of World Architecture Community Awards. His name has been featured in Guinness Book of World Records for designing “longest covered concrete corridor” in Vidya Sagar Institute of Mental Health, Amritsar.