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NOOR is a cross disciplinary practice working in the realms of Urbanism, Architecture, Interior Design, Product Design and Photography. Founded in 2009 by Noor Dasmesh Singh in Chandigarh, India.

NOOR pursues design excellence by challenging convention and innovate on materiality by combining vernacular crafts with evolving technology. Our design interventions are deeply rooted in the context and explore a delicate connection of the built environment with the surroundings both at a physical and at an ideological level. Sustainability is ingrained in the very design process of each project from inception stage.

Services Offered

. Commercial
. Hospitality
. Private Residences
. Institutional
. Masterplaning
. Townplanning
. Urban Design
. Offices
. Multi storey Residential
. Museums
. Interiors

Founding Principal

Noor Dasmesh Singh founded NOOR in 2009 based in Chandigarh, India.

Noor took his Bachelor’s education in India and thereafter moved to London to live and work there between 2005-2009. Continuing his professional education, he attended executive education courses at the Harvard University, USA and the Architectural Association, London. In the past, he has worked on some world class projects combining strategy and design at an Urban and Architectural scale. His involvements included the NW Developmental Framework for the prestigious British Museum, London, Roath Basin Masterplan,Cardiff (Transformation of disused dock to a 200,000 sqm new Mixed use district of city integrating spaces for work, play and live), developmental projects for television giants like the BBC and ITV Television Manchester. Other projects that include the Montevetro Office towers in Dublin (Ireland), Campus Masterplan for University of Otago in New Zealand and Discovery Tower, Dubai for developer group Limitless.

On his return to India in 2009, Noor has represented Jurong Consultants (Singapore) for projects in the north of India. Consultancy projects with GoP include Comprehensive Integrated Master Plan for Six Local Planning Areas LPAʼs – Regional Level Masterplans approx 70,000 Acres area in SAS Nagar, Mullanpur, Derabassi, Zirakpur, Kharar and Banur. Other works include offices for a UK based IT company Pumasource Pvt Ltd in Mohali and RT Global in Rajiv Gandhi IT Park Chandigarh. Urban Design and Architectural Services for AWHO (Army Welfare Housing Organisation) 13.67 acre residential township in Amritsar, Punjab. Residential Work in the tricity. Masterplanning and Engineering services for IMT, Kharkhoda – an industrial township in 3300 acres land in NCR Region (Clients- HSIIDC), Museum of Anatomy for the prestigious PGIMER, Chandigarh.

NOOR has a motivated group of exceptional people from diverse disciplines of design and strategy. With a small team size, a creative process is sought combining practical experience with educational background. As an approach, NOOR promotes a collaborative way of working across geographical boundaries to add value to projects.