JACK VICAJEE BERTOLI

 

 

 

JACK VICAJEE BERTOLI, BORN IN MUMBAI, INDIA, HAS A DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA,

AND A POST GRADUATE DEGREE FROM PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, U.S.A. WHERE HE TAUGHT

AS AN INSTRUCTOR, AND LATER WORKED AS A CONSULTANT IN INDIA WITH THE FORD FOUNDATION

WITH LE CORBUSIER,IN CHANDIGARH. INDIA. WHERE HE SPECIALIZED IN PLANNING FOR

THE EXTREMELY POOR, VERY ECONOMIC ‘’SELF-HELP’’ HOUSING.

15’000 UNITS OF THESE WERE PLANNED AS ‘’HOMES’’ NOT MEER

‘’SHELTERS’’, WITH PRE-STRESSED BAMBOO TRUSSES – STRAW – & EARTH.

BUT PLANNED WITH TWO ROOMS, PRIVATE TOILETS, SHOWER TAP, AND COOKING CORNERS FOR ALL.

AS VILLAGE SETTLEMENTS.

 

JACK VICAJEE BERTOLI IS AN ASSOCIATE OF THE ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING FIRM IN GENEVA

‘‘RIS & CHABLOZ SA.’’

 

THE ASSOCIATION IS SPECIALISED IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR THE

CONCEPTION, AND REALIZATION OF ALL DESIGN &

CONSTRUCTION OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENTS,

INCLUDING PLANNING & PRESENTATION OF COMPARATIVE

FEASIBILITIES, MARKETING, AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

 

THE ASSOCIATION INTERVENS TO

CHECK, INVESTIGATE, AND EVALUATE POTENTIAL SITES OF

INTEREST FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS, SPECIALLY IN THE FIELD OF

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM.

 

THE ASSOCIATION HAS THE MOST ADVANCED HIGH-TECH

DESIGNING EQUIPMENT PERMITTING RAPID AND EFFICIENT

ELABORATION OF ALL PROJECTS IN THE INTEREST

OF THEIR CLIENTS.

 

 

 

 

 

‘’It is the duty of the architect, to design, and build ‘’homes’’ for the people, not just shelters.’’

 

‘‘Working areas should be Functional, Spacious, Luminious, and Colourful .’’

 

‘‘Structures of buildings should be on the exteriors whenever possible, giving maximum clean

utilizable surfaces within the buildimgs.’’

 

Reinforced concrete is initially a ‘‘flowing’’ material, that fits into any ‘‘form’’ these structural

forms should be designed to enhance buildings, and this, at no extra cost.’’

 

‘‘Buildings should be Happy Places to Live in and toWork in’’

 

‘‘This is part of Total Architecture. And the duties of the architect’’

 

JACK VICAJEE BERTOLI.