PAST COMPETITIONS

The Habitat - Rethinking Student Housing in India

An invitation to all designers to provide a quality student housing solution for India. The major thought behind the competition is to address the unmet demand of student housing across India through an innovative architectural solution. The idea is to enhance the concept of “student community” in India by setting up student residence module such that it can be repeated across the country & function as a student housing brand. The aim of the competition is to design a small student housing facility which provides quality living to the students. Come, join this design movement and be a part of this amazing competition.

The Master Studio - Community of Architecture & Design

An invitation to all designers to design a co-working commercial space for freelancing architects, studios for established firms and a learning center for architecture students. The major thought behind the competition is to design a facility where the design students & professionals can work together encouraging design dialouge , interactive sessions , workshops & a new generation of architects. The idea is to create a facility which bridges the gap between students & professionals. The main aim is to create an one of its kind design facility where students & architects learn & work under one roof. Come, join this design movement and be a part of this amazing competition.

The Attendance - Reconfiguring Government Schools in India

An invitation to all designers to design a government school in India. There are about 10 lakh government schools in India offering primary education but these schools are in extremely bad shape with some even lacking basic facilities such as electricity & water. The major thought behind the competition is to address the issue of the poor condition of government schools in India through architecture by proposing a "Model School" which can be repeated across the nation. Let’s rethink these “Education Temples” of India, let’s redefine these education spaces & recreate a school which could benefit millions of children in achieving a better education. Come, join this design movement and be a part of this amazing competition.

The Address - Innovating Multi - Level Living in India

An invitation to all designers to design an innovative residential facility in India. Human being are always involved in the process of adaption from the consequence created by its own. Among such one of the prevailing consequence humans face at present is the space crunch. The concept of vertical living is no new but the way architecture has shaped it has made vertical living a new luxury. The aim of the competition is to explore & innovate new design possibilities for the future vertical communities in India. The major thought behind the competition is to refine the "Apartment Architecture" in India. Come, join this design movement and be a part of this amazing competition.

The Brewed Bar - An Urban Coffeehouse Design Challenge

An invitation to all designers to design an urban coffee house having a mix of open, semi-open & closed spaces. India is usually identified as a tea drinking country, but this is being slowly taken over by coffee as the choice of beverage in some urban centres. The entry of Café Coffee Day ( CCD ) in 1996 transformed the coffee drinking experience in India. Rising middle class, growing brand awareness, and the availability of international experiences at home are fuelling the coffee culture in India. The idea is to design a café which has an equal balance of ambience & aesthetics. Come, join this design movement and be a part of this amazing competition.

MasterPeace - A Meditation & Yoga Retreat Center Design Challenge

An invitation to all designers to design a meditation & yoga center catering its services to max. 500-1000 people. The center should have open & enclosed areas for meditation & yoga. The aim of the competition is to promote such retreat centers which have now become the need of the hour in today’s world. Yoga & Meditation in India were first practiced only by religious monks. Today millions of people worldwide roll out their mats daily to practice and is now a worldwide phenomenon. Dedicated centers & studios for practicing yoga & meditation have added to the popularity of both the art. Meditation & Yoga as a trend are bound to grow at a faster pace as more & more people indulge in these two art in order to find peace & physical fitness.

The Urban Escape - Designing A Community Of Eco - Habitats

An invitation to all designers to design a community of Eco - Habitats. The challenge is to design a community of 50 eco-homes. Each home in the community should be designed keeping in mind all the sustainable aspects. “The Urban Escape” design brief aims to explore innovative & sustainable housing ideas wherein earth , water , food , air and vegetation are considered as the elements of the project. The aim of the brief is to achieve design proposals which are bold, experimental & most importantly functional. Let us all try to bring a change and create a new category of housing which has all the features of an “Urban” home but at the same time the community experience is “Rural”.

The Iconic Indian Pavilion - Design A Pavilion Representing A Nation of 1.3 Billion

An invitation to all designers to design a pavilion for India for future world expo. Expo’s are a catalyst of change, a platform for nation branding and a window to international dialogue & a new world. World Expo's are aimed at educating the public, sharing innovation, finding solutions to pressing challenges of our time by offering a journey inside a universal theme through engaging and immersive activities. Architecturally EXPO’s are fascinating. The aim is to design a pavilion for India on a plot of a maximum of 7,000 sqm.