Dr Vandana Sehgal
Dr. Vandana Sehgal is an academic, she has been teaching architecture since 24 years. She is currently the Principal and Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Planning, AKTU. Lucknow. Her area of research is architecture theory. Her thesis was titled Abstract Ideas in Architecture. She writes regularly in journals on theoretical aspects of architecture, cultural theory, pedagogy and practical design issues.
As an artist, she has done solo shows ‘Between Spaces’ ‘Ramayana’ ‘Lucknow- ek nazar’, ‘The Woman and Krishnaa’ and has participated in group shows with various artists in all over India. She has painted Illustrations for reputed authors and publishers. She has curated many exhibitions like ‘White on White’, ‘Sanctums’ etc.
As an architect, she is associated with design projects like Extension of State Archives, Lucknow, Documentation, Conservation and adaptive re-use of historical buildings like Chhatar Manzil and Lal Baradari Lucknow, documentation of many areas of Varanasi, and planning projects like Ru-urban scheme of GOI through institutional consultancy. She is also associated with some private projects like hotels, memorials, homes and interiors in an honorary consultant’s capacity.