|Description of Firm and Its Present Organisation
Rasik Bahl started his Consultancy in 1977 from his home at Anand Niketan, New Delhi, as a One-Man Office by doing Residences in South Delhi.
The firm was called DOT (Design Oriented Technologies). Prior to this, he worked with Joseph Allen Stein & Associates from 1969 to 1971. He joined his Professor, Ram Sharma as an Associate in 1971 and worked on Asiad 72 Projects.
They won competitions such as the DDA Housing –Dilshad Garden in New Delhi, commendation for Door Darshan Building & Competition by Invitation for Taj Hotel, Mumbai.
Rasik Bahl started teaching at School for Planning & Architecture, New Delhi and took VRS in 2002 as Professor. He continues to be Member of various Juries and Committees by Invitation.
In 1978, he joined hands with Vinod Gupta and set up Space Design Associates. Rasik and Vinod quickly built a reputation for hard work, meticulous planning and financially viable Projects. There was no looking back and over a period of time they formed a strong Team of Architects, Interior Designers, Field Managers and Supervisors. They took on board the best support Consultants for Structural, Plumbing, Sanitation, Electrical, Air-Conditioning and Landscape Architecture. They also ensured short listing of the best Contractors in the industry and use of the best and latest State –of – Art Construction materials.
Rasik and Vinod designed the first ‘Intelligent’ Building of India, for CMC Ltd. at Bandra, Mumbai in 1992, and gained immense International Recognition.
In April 1999, Rasik Bahl teamed up with Pinky Pandit, an Architect and Interior Designer, par excellence whose knowledge complimented Rasik’s keen eye for Structural Detailing. Rasik and Pinky – a formidable duo, have a team of almost 20 Senior Architects and Draftsmen and have, over the years, come up with commendable constructions in the Residential, Industrial, Institutional, Commercial and Hospitality Sectors.
The Guild of Architects was `formed with the primary objective to create value, excellent detailed designs, completed on time and within budget. The goal is to provide the highest level of design for all our Clients.
The main emphasis now lies in the Hospitality sector with Budget Chain Hotels as well as Luxury Hotels.