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ArchiDesign Awards 2016


The ArchiDesign Awards 2016, the 8th Cycle

Q. Great Masters Award Added to 8th Cycle?

Yes! Innovation in Architecture being the theme of ArchiDesign Awards 2016, the 8th Cycle, it has been decided to honour the Living Legends of Indian Architects. Those who have shown us the way and have contributed immensely in raising the standards and flag of Indian Architecture high & Fly.

Q. What’s the Last Date for Submission of Entries?

10th December 2016, all entries must the ArchiDesign Awards Secretariat office at New Delhi (address as given at the end) with all requisites mentioned there in the Application Form. Pl see Calendar on Hm Pg.

Q. What’s NEW?

Not only new categories, ArchiDesign Awards 2016 have two premium categories introduced: ArchiDesign Lifetime Achievement Award and the Design Today, Heritage Tomorrow, besides 19 more awards. Total 21 Awards to be Won! Awards for Heritage Contribution namely “Design Today, Heritage Tomorrow”. That shall emphasize on Tradition of India; to which we are the first signatory. Hence, it is surely going to be a larger than life experience.

To add, ArchiDesign’s annual students competition has been inducted this year into the main awards thus recognising the budding talents at the same platform. ArchiDesign Student of the Year Award-Thesis of the Year programme. Open for all architecture students who have passed or are passing out in the academic cycle of 2015-16.

With bigger promotional plans, it is surely going to be a Larger than Life Experience.

Register Today! No Entry Fee!

Q.Anything More & Significant Move!

Further, we have launched BuildTechon: “India’s Best Building Material & Technology Challenge” with Introduction of new Products, technologies and Services for Design and Building industry. This shall incorporate 3 minutes to fame speedy presentations by 15-20 leading building material and technology companies that are best fit for the Environment in context to India.

Thus, the Building materials and technologies are now a part of the mainstream. Isn’t that Really BIG!

Q. New Value Additions this year?

Innovativeness is the key to success. At ArchiDesign Awards, we are continuously researching to update to meet the ever-changing trends. And accordingly, we’ve come up with a lot many new categories, new Award Segments etc. Click on the Award Categories to know for yourself.

This year, ArchiDesign Awards have incorporated bigger volumes of concern for a better Design for Living. Award for the Lifetime Achievement, Heritage Designs and Building Material& Technologies are now included as a part of the main programme.

Cordially inviting all design & infrastructure professionals and all those defined to Win this coveted Award. Nomination Awards have been given due importance which shall serve as an independent segment.

Q. Who can apply for these Awards?

Any practicing architects, interior designers, planners, environmentalists, conservationists, archeologists, environmentalists, builders, developers, services consultants, façade fabricators, individuals, firms and Organization, writers, journalists, registered with their respective association, and have contributed significantly towards the development of industry, have delivered remarkable works of artistic creations are entitled Register to Win. Please read the Code of Procedure for total information.

Q. How to Registration & What does Tracking Number Mean?

It’s a simple, 3 step process:

Log on to www.archidesignawards.com.

Click on the registration button, on the right-top, in Red. Select the Category you wish to register in. Fill in the Registration Form

And Submit. That’s All.

12-Digit Tracking No. will be automatically generated and flashed on your Screen instantly. In Addition, you’ll also receive a mail having the Tracking Number on the E-mail address provided by you, within 24 hours. The Tracking No. confirms your registration done. Do mention this Tracking number in the Subject line of all your emails addressed to us.

However, if you do not receive the 12 Digit Tracking Number within 24 hours of your submission, please write back all details of the Registration Form, to us at archidesignindia@gmail.com and we’ll immediately provide you one by amanual process within 24 Hours. Go to the site for all the details.

Q. What is the next step for sending entries?

Once, you’ve Registered and got your 12 Digit Tracking Number, go ahead press the downloading ‘Application Form’ for the respective category as well as the ‘Code of Procedure’. Download, print & submit duly filled-in with signatures & seal along with enclosures as mentioned therein along with your Entry. Please do fillin a 6-digit alphanumeric number (Identity No.) of your choice on the Form. The Application Form is to be sent along with your entry in Hard Copy.

Q. How to select my IDENTITY NO?

The six-digit alpha-numeric number of your choice is your Unique Identity No., which you have to fillin your Application Form. The objective is to identify your entry as a double check. You do not have to write your name & address and other details on the front side of your entry, drawing etc.

Q. Where should we write our Name, Details etc.?

Please write the 12 digit Tracking Number and 6 digits alpha-numeric Unique Identity no. on the front side of Picture, Images, graphics, plans etc. On the back side of all these, you are allowed to write your Contact details: Your name, address, tel. no. emails details etc.

Note: Mentioning your name & details etc. on the Front Side shall lead to cancellation of your Entry.

Q. Can I fill any name on the Application Form and Change later when I Win? Can I refer/ suggest thename of someone from my organization or the project known that I feel must be considered for these coveted Awards?

No, you have to decide while filling in the NAME on the Application Form. The award shall be given; Trophy and Certificate shall bear only that name which is written on the Application Form.

In thecase of Organizations’ name, you may mention the name of the Principal Architect/ Designer along with it so that he receives the Award. Nominees are permitted to receive the Awards.

Q. Team Data on Application Form?

Names of the Project Team given in the Application Form shall be used in the publication of project online or in themagazine. Please ensure it is correct as it shall not be altered later.

Q. Entitlement of Nominee?

Yes, we have no objection to nominee receiving the award in lieu of the Winner. However, in the case of main Award-ArchiDesign Architect of the Year Award and the Nomination Awards, it shall be given to the Winner only. Also, the nominee is not entitled to Travel or Hospitality.

Q. What is the selection criterion?

We have a 2-tier selection process. A panel of renowned professionals of the respective categories will assess the projects from each zone and recommend the short-listed projects to our National Jury. All the selected entries at Level-1 will be placed for review and final verdict of the National Jury.

Q. Want to send more Entries? And what if I wish the same project can be filed for different category of Awards?

Welcome. Yes, you can send more than one entry as well asthe same project in two or more categories, if it fits in well. For example, a young Architect (within 35 years of age) does a commercial project. He can send that Project under Young Architect of the Year as well as Commercial/institutional Project. Perfect. Permitted. And if that project is GREEN, he can send asame entry in the Green & Sustainable category too. But, please do Register FRESH for each of the categories you are interested in sending that Entry and it must have different Tracking Number. Thirdly, all documentation and submissions need to be sent separately. And to guide you, the Design Concept should be suitably modified as per the category demands. One Tracking number is good for only one Entry. There’s no entry fee at all. But more importantly, you can send upto maximum 5 no’s of entries and not more than 3 Entries per category. Go Ahead, Win!

On Participant’s Demand, New Announcement! Now, you can send up to 5 No’s of entries and not more than 3 in any given one category.

Q. On a second thought, I want to modify my registration details. Want to change sub-category?

Yes, you can without any difficulty or a fuss. Just Re-Register with the new category you wish to submit. And use the newer Tracking Number you get.

Q. What if I have registered as One Name and fill mine the Application form as adifferent name, on behalf of the Firm?

Yes. This is permitted; ensure the Organizations’ name is same. Or it shall stand disqualified.

Q. When will the results be declared?

The results of the final jury will be declared online after the National Jury meet at New Delhi immediately after the Jury and winners will be felicitated at the Grand Finale at New Delhi at a Gala Ceremony, the biggest of the Indian AEC industry, hopefully at New Delhi.

Q. Where do I log in to Register?

To participate & register, please Log on to www.archidesignawards.com

Q. Where do I send all my entries?

You may Send your Entries through registered post / courier /or Hand Delivery at
The Director Operations,
ArchiDesign Award Secretariat,
Q-25, Ground Floor, Jangpura Extension, (Opp. Lajpat Nagar-1 Railway Crossing), New Delhi-110014.
Tel.: 011- 43721406. 0-9990608400. E-Mail: archidesign.competition@gmail.com.

Q. Any Helpline Number to speak to?

Helpline Number (From 9am to 9pm): 0-9990608400.
For information or query, please email at: archidesign.competition@gmail.com.

Feel Free to call up @0-9990608400 forany more information.

Archidesign Awards

The Trophy

"Only the very best will get to hold this beauty, a glittering crystal trophy, standing tall in a tall pyramidal shape, symbolizing the height of achievement and a sense of pride."

Application Forms

  • For Architecture & Design Awards
  • For Interior Design Awards
  • For Critic's Choice & Services Consultants Awards
  • For Nominations Awards


  • Architecture & Planning Awards
  • Interior Design Awards
  • Critics' Choice & Services Consultants Awardse
  • Nominations Awards

Calender :Awards 2016

  • Last Date for the Submission of Entries : 10th December 2016
  • Last Date for Registration : 10th December 2016.
  • Last Date for Queries : 7th December 2016.
  • National Jury Meet : 3rd Week of December 2016.
  • Awards 2016 Presentation Ceremony : January 2017.
  • ** The Award Secretariat shall receive all such entries sent by courier/ post/ registered post & sent by 10 December 2016. & as such are received within the next 3 days.

Contact Us

Send Your Entries to:
The Director operations,
ArchiDesign Award Secretariat,
Q-25, Ground Floor, Jangpura Extension,
(Opp. Lajpat Nagar-1 Railway Crossing), New Delhi-110014.
Tel.: 011- 43721406. +91.9990608400.
E-Mail : archidesign.competition@gmail.com