“Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul”
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAAKAAR MEANS TO TRANSLATE DREAMS INTO REALITY
 
 

 

PROFILE

The Foundation was established in 1979 by Architect Sarbjit Bahga and is being run by Architect Surinder Bahga and Parveen Chopra. Both have 20 years of practical experience in designing and supervision of various types of buildings all over India.

Saakaar Foundation completed a large number of projects which cover an impressive range from religious, educational, housing, public, health-care, commercial, urban designing and landscaping schemes.

Two of the Churches designed by the firm were selected for an international exhibition at the V-Asian Congress of Architects held at Lahore, Pakistan. The firm also held an exhibition of their works in Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh. On the occassion, eminent architect Uttam C. Jain remarked that the exhibition is going to fulfill its real task of educating the public. Mr. Peter Serenyi, a well known critic and a leading American architect, described the work of this firm as "...... Interesting and responsive to function, climate and materials".

The firm is actively engaged in research and studies of built-environment. It is geared to improve the living conditions of society in rural, semi-urban areas through the medium of architecture. To achieve these objectives, the Foundation has brought out three books, prepared/participated in exhibitions and organised seminars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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