Professor Vikram Bhatt
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Vikram Bhatt, MRAIC, is a professor of architecture at McGill University, School of Architecture, where he also directs the activities of the Minimum Cost Housing Group (MCHG). He studied architecture at the School of Architecture, Centre of Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad (Diploma in Architecture, 1972) and at McGill University (M.Arch. 1975). He has directed a number of very successful international collaboration and research projects in places like China, India and Mexico. He has written and lectured widely on the subject of human settlements in developing countries. In addition, he is also interested in studying how different cultures have addressed the problem of shelter in their respective environments. He has contributed articles to important reference books such as the Encyclopedia of 20th Century Architecture and the Time-saver Standards for Urban Design. Most recently he is the author of Resorts of the Raj, Hill Stations of India.
vikram [dot] bhatt [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)