Design project for all design professionals. (B.Arch, B.plan, Interior Design, Product design and other design and animation professionals).

If you are tired of the strict realities of the physical world we live in, this project should come as a pleasant respite for you!

Yann Martel (Author – Life of Pie) said I f we do not support our Artist, then we sacrifice our imagination on the alter crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dream.”  Our client couple believes passionately in this idea.

They run a centre for Art and Architecture where they hold special workshops and courses for the students.

The courses at the centre are conducted under 2 main categories –

        1. Art
        2. Architecture

        The Art module consists of 3 stages, each stage running for a time period of 1 year.

        The Architecture module consists of 5 stages, each stage running for a time period of 1 year.

        The number of seats in each module for each stage is 40


You are free to choose any site in the world! It can be on land, on water, under water, or even floating in the air. Just keep the following points in mind  –

  • The total site area should not be less than 2 acres (8094 m2)
  • No side of the site should be less than 60m
  • The site must have exciting, scenic views from at least 2 sides

We are waiting for your exciting designs! An Art and Architecture centre! A ‘wonderland for

creative people’ in the most fantastic setting of your choice – snow capped mountains, green rolling hills, lusty beaches, uncharted forests –design this centre at any kind of place you find exciting and thrilling.

Submission requirements 

We don’t want a tall heap of sheets and drawings.

  • Just send us your drawings and sketches with suitable text and explanations.
  • The sheet size should be A2 (landscape).
  • Please note that your sheets should be all in PDF format and should not be more than 5 in number.
  • Feel free to use any medium – drawings can be digital or hand drawn (scanned) but please make them with all your heart.

We are waiting for your exciting designs! An Architects’ and designers’ community! A ‘wonderland for creative people’ in the most fantastic setting of your choice – snow covered mountains, green rolling hills, beaches, forests – any kind of place that you find exciting and thrilling – you can design this artists’ hub there!

Evaluation criteria

All entries would be evaluated keeping the following points in mind –

  • Concept
  • Originality, imagination and unconventional design.
  • Design process and evolution of design.
  • Write up.
  • Marking would be split as – 20% for the idea, 50% for design process and evolution, 20% for presentation and 10% for write up.



First prize –Rs30,000 + e-certificate and trophy

Second Prize – Rs15,000 + e-certificate and trophy

Third Prize – Rs 5,000 + e-certificate and trophy

Five Honorable mentions + e-certificates

Important Dates

Regular registration – 20th May, 2018 to 31th October, 2018

Last date of registration – 31st October, 2018

Last date for submission – 10th November, 2018

Results – 15th January, 2019

Registration Fee

Indian Nationals –

Registration Fee (International Students)


Narinderjit Kaur

Narinderjit Kaur is an architect, designer and motivated environmental planner who relishes new and dynamic challenges. Her fields of interest include Natural Resource Management, Urban Environment & Climate Change and Sustainable approach in and Spatial Planning and Architecture. She has eighteen years of professional experience including six years of core field work, 11 years field work as free-lance consultant along with 11 years teaching experience.

Narinderjit Kaur
Pavol Griac

Pavol Griac is a resident of Slovakia, Europe. He has studied Spatial Planning at the University of Technology in Slovakia and in city of Reims in France. He has taught Urban Planning at a prestigious university in India and has traveled different parts of India during his stay. He works in real estate business. He loves to travel and experience different culture He is a sports enthusiast and loves to play ice hockey, football and rock climbing.

Pavol Griac
Kunal Chaudhry

Kunal Chaudhry is an Architect and Urban Designer who graduated from the University of Toronto. He brings forth architectural design and urban design experience, with an excellent facility for concept plan illustration, development of guidelines and master planning. Having led and collaborated with large, multi-disciplinary consultant groups, and with extensive experience working with regional and municipal departments and facilitating design workshops for both the public and the private sectors, Kunal Chaudhry presents an interesting dialogue between Architecture and Urban Design. He currently works at a private firm in Toronto and has participated in numerous design competitions and proposals across the world and has served as a design jury member.

Kunal Chaudhry
Guneet Raj Singh

Guneet has worked with Raj Rewal, one of India’s most prominent Architects, for five years and handled the Architectural Department (North) For SGS India, affiliated Company of the group SGS SA Geneva, Switzerland. Guneet is an architect from Sushant School of Architecture, Gurgaon with vast and varied experience in residential, institutional, commercial and hospitality projects like the UNITECH Group housing in NOIDA, Chancery Project (Indian Embassy), Shanghai, China and Taj Moti Mahal, Bharatpur. She has worked as a visiting faculty in various prestigious institution in NCR. She also headed the publication department under Raj Rewal Associates and worked on a number of books articles for prestigious architectural magazines with publishing houses like Phaidon and Oxford. With a keen interest in child friendly space design, she has worked on various research projects for the same.

Guneet Raj Singh

Media Partner