Viewpoint: AR GOONMEET SINGH CHAUHAN FOUNDER PARTNER DESIGN FORUM INTERNATIONAL NEW DELHI
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ARCHITECTURE, INVERTONOMICS, DESIGN EDUCATION IN INDIA & MORE
Madhurima Chowdhury

One of the founding members of Design Forum International (DFI), Ar Goonmeet Singh Chauhan is a noted architect, designer, urbanist and now a published author. He studied architecture at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and has since worked on numerous high-profile projects across the country. Known for designing the notable Select Citywalk mall, a one-of-a-kind shopping destination way back in 2005, Chauhan has now published a book called, INVERTONOMICS, which could easily be called as a crux of his learning throughout his career. The book put forth the idea of ‘Dream for India’, a dream steeped in idealism, borne of inclusivity, and tempered with pragmatism. Additionally, the book offers eight transformative ideas to solve some of India’s most fundamental and chronic problems like Social Inequity, Air Pollution, Sanitation, Women Safety, Education, and Decadent rural economy and Governance deficit. In an in-depth conversation with Madhurima Chowdhury, Executive Editor, SURFACES REPORTER MAGAZINE, he has spoken about his life as an architect, his works and dream for a better India.

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