Ar. Shivdatt Sharma

Works in Chandigarh ( 1980- )

After taking voluntary early retirement from ISRO to join Nigeria to do two sectors in Abuja, New capital of Nigeria but because of the coup, Shivdatt Sharma returned to Chandigarh to set up his own practise. In private practise, Sharma has had the opportunity to design a diverse range of projects from a small Bamboo Museum to massive science and health institutes. He has done both public and private projects and has encountered the patronage of clients with very limited budgets and those with more lavish. Throughout, Sharma had maintained his affiliation with the dictates of an Indian modernism, which exploring a fuller range of possibilities in dialogue with the desires and expectations of the clients.