Gautam Bhatia graduated in Fine Arts and went on to get a Masters degree in Architecture. A Delhi-based sculptor and architect, he has received several awards for his drawings and buildings and has also written extensively on architecture. Besides a biography on Laurie Baker, he is the author of Punjabi Baroque, Silent Spaces and Malaria Dreams — a trilogy that focuses on the cultural and social aspects of architecture. Bhatia has participated in a number of one-man and group shows in India and abroad. His most recent show of sculpture was held at the Visual Arts Gallery (India Habitat Centre) in November 2016. He is currently working on Future Building — an exhibition of ideas for the future city.