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

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.

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.

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 competition@archdais.com with the details of the new team member along with the team Unique Teamcode.

Future Materials Pavilion, is an open ideas design competition with no intentions to execute the proposals submitted in any form. The competition is open to all and students and professionals can join the competition.

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.

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

The file size should not exceed more than 10MB.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

Through Promocode participants can avail discount on the competition fee. You can get it from an archdais influencer, or by tagging 5 friends in any recent post of the competition shared on social media handles of @archdais & @archdais.competitions . It is not mandatory for registration.

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

The total built up area of the pavilion shall be 1000 square meters. Height of the structure is allowed up to 15 meters, above the ground level.

Participants must design the pavilion for minimum 500-700 visitors at a time.

The site for the pavilion is proposed within the historic Oval Maidan. There is no specific site plan given for the pavilion and participants are free to choose a site anywhere within the Oval Maidan. The pavilion must accessible and barrier free.

Participants will be judged on the following criteria: Design Expression, X Factor, Completeness & Representation.

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

Through Promocode participants can avail discount on the competition fee. You can get it from an archdais influencer, or by tagging 5 friends in any recent post of the competition shared on social media handles of @archdais & @archdais.competitions . It is not mandatory for registration.

Fees & Timeline (All the deadlines are 11:59pm IST) 1. Early Registrations (22nd Feb - 10th April , 2022) - Indian Nationals: INR 1500 - Foreign Nationals: USD 45 2. Standard Registrations (11th April - 15th May , 2022) - Indian Nationals: INR 2000 - Foreign Nationals: USD 60 3. Late Registrations (16th May - 5th June , 2022) - Indian Nationals: INR 2500 - Foreign Nationals: USD 75

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. Kindly read the submission guidelines given in the brief carefully.

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.

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

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.

Yes, as an ideas competition, there is no restriction on the way materials can be used. Participants can use techniques that have not been developed regionally, but the design of the pavilion and the conceptual thought behind any idea should be responsive to the context and the brief.

No, there is no specification that the pavilion should be either fully open or enclosed. It is up to the participants’ design, conceptual thought, and spatial experience they wish to evoke.

This competition aims to design a striking and thought-provoking pavilion to start a nationwide dialogue on the urgency to explore sustainable building materials. Thus, the competition is an open ideas competition and purely focuses on creative and exploratory use of materials for the pavilion. Participants are not expected to go into the technical details of construction or manufacture.

Please submit any further questions you might have regarding the competition to, competition@archdais.com