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Department :  Architecture

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Name:Dr. Pankaj Chhabra
Areas of Interest / SpecializationModern Architecture & Urban Planning
e Mail:pankaj.arch@gndu.ac.in
Best Ten Publications:1."Modern Architecture : An Idea of Functionalism" in Neo International Conference On "Habitable Environments" held at Lovely Professional University,Phagwara on 31st October -02nd November, 2014. 2. "Why 'Modern' Architecture?" in International Conference on "Conservation of Modern Architecture and Restoration of Concrete Structures" held at Chandigarh on 03rd -05th April, 2014.(ISBN-978-93-83419-09-8) 3."Public Space: A manifestation of Public realm" in UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Changing Spectrum of Human Settlements and Planning Education" held at Guru Ram Dass School of Planning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on 20th - 21st March, 2014.(ISBN 978-93-5053-361-1) 4."Role of Density in creating Great Neighbourhoods " in National Conference on "Sustainable Neighbourhoods : Theories & Practices" held at Department of Architecture & Planning, MNIT, Jaipur on 21st - 22nd February, 2014.(ISBN- 978-93-83083-52-7) 5."Climate Sensitive Architecture: An approach towards achieving efficient thermal performance" in National Conference on "Advancements in Sustainable practices and innovations in renewable energy" held at Department of Architecture, GZS PTU Campus, Bathinda on 10th - 11th October, 2013.(ISBN-978-93-82880-68-4) 6." Use of Natural Light in Buildings: Principles and Strategies " in Refereed Journal of Architecture published by Chandigarh College Of Architecture in June, 2013.(ISSN-2249 9326). 7."The Contemporary Concerns in Residential Architecture" in International Conference on "Contemporary Architecture-beyond Corbusierism" held at Chandigarh on 14th -16th October, 2011. 8."Role of Construction Industry towards Sustainable Development" in International Conference on "Rapid Advances in Sustainable Architecture" held at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar on 26th -27th August , 2011 9." Role of Public Sector in Creating Environmentally Sustainable Urban Communities" in International Conference on "Urbanism and Green Architecture" held at N.I.T. Hamirpur on 30th -31st October , 2010. 10."Zero Cost Measures for making existing buildings Sustainable" in International Conference on "Green City: Design, Planning & Management" held at M.A.N.I.T., Bhopal on 21 -23 January, 2011.
Awards and Honours:1.Prof. P.C. Khanna Award for Excellence for Distinction & 1st position in M.Tech. 2.Nominated for Prof. V. N. Parsad Best Thesis Award for Session 2008-2010 by Institute of Town Planners, India for M.Tech. Thesis. 3.Best Presentation Award for paper on "Role of Construction Industry towards Sustainable Development" in International Conference on "Rapid Advances in Sustainable Architecture" in 2011.