Frequently asked questions

1How does a team receive their unique Teamcode code?

All the participants will only receive the unique teamcode on completion of the registration process.

2Where all do the participants need to use their unique team code?

All the participants would be using their team code on the top right corner of their sheets, as the name of their submission and wherever requested by the organizer. This code will be their only identification for the process related with this competition.

3What is the limit or cap on the number of team members and can anyone participate individually?

A team can have up to 3 members and cannot exceed this number. The participants who desire to participate individually can do so by filling and submitting the details for the team leader.

4Can I change team members after I register?

Teams are welcome to add any new members as long as their total members do not exceed 3. However they are prohibited from swapping or removing any existing member of the team. To do this please send us your request on with the details of the new team member along with the team Unique Teamcode.

5Minimum number of teams eligible for Group Discount? & How to avail?

Minimum 5 Teams or more are eligible for group discount. Write us on with number of teams willing to participate in the Competition. Archdais Team members will guide you with the procedure.

6Are multiple entries allowed for submission? or can we submit multiple projects in one entry only?

Participants are free to submit multiple entries or projects, but each entry must be registered by a separate email ID. One sheet will have a One project only.

7What unit system should any participant adhere in case if anyone wants to show dimensions?

The participants are free to use any one of imperial or metric unit systems.

8Will all the participants will receive certificates for being part of the competition?

All the participants will receive digital certificates irrespective of the winners.

9What is the nature of the competition and is it open for all?

Archdais Interior Design Awards is an open ideas design competition for the residential category with no intentions to execute the proposals submitted in any form. Participants can submit their House interior designs in order to be a part of this competition. Archdais does not reserve any rights on the submitted design proposals. The competition is open to Students, Teachers, Designers, firms, and professionals.

10Are hand-drawn sheets allowed for submission?

Yes, they are allowed, participants can scan and mail them to us on Follow all the submission guidelines carefully.

11Is there any specific theme to be considered?

We urge participants to come up with their most creative concepts (theme) they have in mind and not get restricted to one. It is open for all kinds of design ideas.

12It has to be a complete house project or a part of it will be considered?

Participants need to submit a complete house project and not a part of it (Ex: a living room , a kitchen or a bath, etc. they have designed are not allowed)

13What would the size of the sheet be?

The participants are required to use an A1 sheet i.e. (841 x 594 mm), (33.1 x 23.4 inch). The sheets must be composed in Landscape orientation, with the Unique Team Code on the top right corner.

14What should the participants do in case the payments are not available in our country?

We request the participants to send us the queries on to get an alternate payment method. We would send you all the possible payment methods.

15What does the participant do when they don’t get a unique identification code after the payment is made?

In case of such a problem we request you to send us screenshot of your payment receipt to with the “unique identification code” as subject matter within two working days of the transaction.

16What is the minimum scale of the house for the Interior Design Awards to be considered?

Participants can submit a project from a micro house or multi-room house which will complete the house functionally for an individual or more.

17Any specific typology of houses to be considered while participating?

Participants can submit any Project, which fits into a definition of a house. ex. a condo, a studio apartment, a villa, Row House or a bungalow (from Micro to Macro Level)

18Do we need to submit only executed projects or we can submit the projects at conceptual stage too?

Participants can submit any Project, which are executed or at a conceptual stage or worked on them in college.

19What file name should be given to submission material?

The participants are requested to submit the files with their unique team code as its name. Follow the submission guidelines given in the brief carefully.

20What should be the submission file size?

The file size should not exceed more than 10MB.

21What are the modes of submissions?

The participants are requested to submit their work through mail on in A1 size sheet in 150 DPI resolution formats. All the submissions will be taken digitally only.

22Can I change team members after I register?

Teams are welcome to add any new members as long as their total members do not exceed 3. However they are prohibited from swapping or removing any existing member of the team. To do this please send us your request on with the details of the new team member along with the team Unique Teamcode.

23Are the teams allowed to share their work for the competition before the winners are announced by the organizer?

The participants are only permitted to share their proposal for the competition on social media or any other platform once the winners are revealed officially. Archdais will also publish each submission at this date and will be working with many design platforms to attract publication opportunities.

24I am student with no site experience. How can I compete with the practicing architects & Professionals out there?

The competition is divided into two categories - one for students and the other one for practicing architects. Both the categories have their individual award prizes for the top three positions.

25I am confused about the category my project falls under. How do I identify it?

Identify the primary function of the building, and choose the typology it closely aligns with. If you are still confused, write to us at

26Can I submit the same project in under two categories?

No, every participant must submit their project under one category only.

27Can designs that have been previously submitted to other competitions be entered into this competition?

Yes, as long as the project has been a part of the rigorous research undertaken for a bachelor's thesis, it can be entered in this competition.