Vani Bahl

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Birth City: Jallandhar

Birth State/Province: Panjab

Birth Country: India

Resident City: San Francisco

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States



Subject: Restoration


Employer: Vani Bahl, Assoc. AIA

Title: Principal, Architect

City: San Francisco

State: California

Country: United States


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Institution: Arun Loomba & Associates

City: Chandigarh

Start Date: August 02, 1995

End Date: January 13, 1996

Notes: Was exposed to Hi-Tech Stadium Designs, Hotels & Restaurants, and Urban Housing

Institution: Chandigarh College of Architecture

City: Chandigarh

Start Date: June 27, 1997

End Date: November 06, 1997

Notes: The college was assigned the task by Chandigarh Administration to document various buildings designed by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.

Institution: ARCOP Associates Pvt. Ltd.

City: New Delhi

Start Date: November 07, 1997

End Date: May 07, 1998

Institution: Neemrana Hotels Pvt. Ltd

City: New Delhi

Start Date: May 07, 1998

Notes: Bahi worked as an architectural consultant. Projects included: Restoration for adaptive reuse of the 18th century Mud Fort as a Heritage Hotel In Kuchesar (Uttar Pradesh) and the design and execution of the Staff Cottage including the Dormitory, Staff rooms, Stores, Toilets, etc. The concept was based on traditional courtyard houses. Bahi also participated in the proposal report to Haryana Government for restoration and adaptive reuse of the monument as a Heritage Hotel including measured drawings, layout plans for interiors, remodelling of the Baoli and landscape design, measured drawings and monument survey of the 16th century Shahar Fort in Rajasthan. Bahi also completed concept drawings of 10 residential units and the central specialised therapy units of proposed AFSAN Naturopathy Health Centre, also included Landscape Design, detailed proposal to the Haryana Government including costing for change of land use. The concept of the project is based on the traditional stepwell design. the architectural vocabulary for the whole 20 acre complex evolved from this same concept.


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Institution: Chandigarh College of Architecture, Panjab University

Department: Architecture

Degree: B. Arch

Notes: Thesis: Revitalization of Qila Mubarak, Patiala (Panjab, India)


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Title: Recreating from the Past

Author: Parbina Rashid

Publication: Chandigarh Tribune

Date Published: April 04, 2001