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The aim of the competition was to understand individuals idea of the house design, in the context of the location they select. It encouraged participants to rethink the basic functionality of the house and explore their own notions of what a 'home' is.

We are proud to announce the winners and honourable mentions, along with a list of Top 50 submissions shortlisted by the jury for ‘The House - Crafting Home through Spaces’. 

We received an overwhelming response from all over the world. All the participants have shown a magnificent level of creativity and extraordinary approaches in designing. All the Top 50 submissions are up for viewing on the website and published on various media platforms.

Awards & Certification

The competition had a prize pool of INR 100,000, which was divided among the winners. Participation was open to all individuals, regardless of their profession or qualifications. Teams of up to three participants were allowed to enter, and interdisciplinary teams were also encouraged to participate. There was no age limit, but entrants under 18 years of age had to be led or accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

1st Prize
INR 50000

Certification

2nd Prize
INR 30000

Certification

3rd Prize
INR 20000

Certification

15 Honourable mentions

Winners, Honourable mentions & Top 50 are published on our website and social media handles. All the participants received participation certificates irrespective of the winners.

Jury
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Krima Shah

Sr. Interior Designer

Krima Shah

Sr. Interior Designer

HPA was founded by Ar. Hiren Patel in 1989, the young architect took upon himself to create a better world through his unique art and designs. From the very beginning, HPA has been passion- ate about creating spaces that inspire and trans- form the way the world perceives art. The firm has now grown exponentially with over three de- cades of experience in the field of architecture, in- terior design, and landscape design. At HPA, it is a constant strive to break the conventional ideas and practises of design and strive for the future

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Arpit Dutt

Sr. Architect

Arpit Dutt

Sr. Architect

HPA was founded by Ar. Hiren Patel in 1989, the young architect took upon himself to create a better world through his unique art and designs. From the very beginning, HPA has been passion- ate about creating spaces that inspire and trans- form the way the world perceives art. The firm has now grown exponentially with over three de- cades of experience in the field of architecture, in- terior design, and landscape design. At HPA, it is a constant strive to break the conventional ideas and practises of design and strive for the future

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Hiren Patel

Principal Architect

Hiren Patel

Principal Architect

Ar. Hiren Patel is one of India’s most celebrat- ed architects. He completed his architectur- al studies in 1983 from CEPT University and that led to the beginning of a legendry jour- ney. Patel founded HPA in 1989 after complet- ing his intense studies in landscape design. It is remarkable how he has been drawn to the world of art and design since childhood. Work- ing with inspiring artists from around the world, his art and design projects seamlessly intertwine. The young architect had always been truthful to his work and determined to serve the so- ciety the best he could. He realised the pow- er of art to change the world quite early in his career. His oeuvre, philosophy, and ideas have evolved with the times and he believes that ar- chitecture is not only about buildings, it is about shaping people’s lives. And thus, his journey of seeking the truth through his art is eternal.

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Chetan Raval

Sr. Architect

Chetan Raval

Sr. Architect

HPA was founded by Ar. Hiren Patel in 1989, the young architect took upon himself to create a better world through his unique art and designs. From the very beginning, HPA has been passion- ate about creating spaces that inspire and trans- form the way the world perceives art. The firm has now grown exponentially with over three de- cades of experience in the field of architecture, in- terior design, and landscape design. At HPA, it is a constant strive to break the conventional ideas and practises of design and strive for the future

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Patrik Schumacher

Principal Architect, Zaha Hadi

Patrik Schumacher

Principal Architect, Zaha Hadid Architects

Patrik Schumacher is principal of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and Chairman for life of the Employee Benefit Trust owning ZHA. He is leading the firm since Zaha Hadid's passing in March 2016. He joined Zaha Hadid in 1988 and was seminal in developing Zaha Hadid Architects to become a 500 strong global architecture and design brand.

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Prof. Mark Burry

Swinburne University (Director

Prof. Mark Burry

Swinburne University (Director)

Mark Burry is Director of Swinburne University of Technology's 'Smart Cities Research Institute', leading a whole-of-university research approach to ensure future cities meet the needs of all. In 2018 Mark received the Order of Australia (A) for "service to spatial information architecture" and as an innovator in apply- ing digital manufacturing and construction methods and was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). Mark is an architect who has published on two main themes: putting theory into prac- tie regarding procuring 'challenging' architecture, and the work and theories of the architect Antoni Gaudí. He has been Senior Architect to the Sagrada Família Basilica Foundation since 1979. In 2001 Mark founded the Spatial Informa- tion Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) at RMIT University before establishing the Design Research Institute (DRI) in 2008. He held an ARC funded Federation Fellowship in Complex Architecture and Convergent Design' 2007-2012. He joined the Universi- ty of Melbourne in 2014 as Professor of Urban Futures at the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.

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Sean Godsell

Sean Godsell Architects

Sean Godsell

Sean Godsell Architects

Sean Godsell was born in Melbourne in Imagining a Place of Faith for the secular world 1960.He obtained a Masters of Architecture degree from MIT University in 1999 entitled 'The Appropriateness of the Contemporary Australian Dwelling! His work has been published in the world's leading Architectural journals including Architectural Review (UK) Architectural Record (USA) Domus (Italy). In July 2002 the influential English design magazine wallpaper listed him as one of ten I people destined to 'change the way we live. He was the only Australian and the only Architect in the group. In July 2003 he received a Citation from the President of the American Institute of Architects for his work for the I homeless. His Future Shack prototype was exhibited from May to October 2004 at the Smithsonian Institute's Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New York. In 2015 he was shortlisted for the $450million Sydney Modern project at the Art Gallery of NSW and in 2016 was shortlisted for the National Conservatory at the National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. He received the 2016 DETAIL Prize in Germany for the 2014 M Pavilion.In 2018 he received a Papal Silver Medal for his Vatican Chapel on the island of S Giorgio Maggiore in Venice for the 2018 Architectural Biennale.

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Prof. Marcus White

Harison & White Architects (Di

Prof. Marcus White

Harison & White Architects (Director)

Professor Marcus White is an award-winning architect and urban designer, Professor of Urban Design at the Swinburne University of Technology, the director of the Spatio-Temporal Research Urban Design and Architecture Laboratory in the Centre for Design Innovation, and is a director of Harrison and White Architects.

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Warrick Wong

Artist

Warrick Wong

Artist

Warrick is an Australian based artist and story teller that has a range of art styles which include traditional ink drawings, digital art and dynamic 2D animations. Warrick has also self published his original fantasy picture book "Princess Nyissa: The Legend of the Lost Light" as well as his Sci-Fi Dystopian comic "ZODIAC:ZEN".

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Ken Yeang

Principal Architect (Hamzah &

Ken Yeang

Principal Architect (Hamzah & Yeang, Malaysia)

Ken Yeang is the Executive Director of T.R. Hamzah and Yeang Sdn. Bhd. He is both an architect and ecologist, known for his authentic innovative, signature eco-architecture and masterplans, that have a distinctive verdant biodiverse green aesthetic, designed based on the science of ecology, functioning beyond accreditation systems. He trained at the Architectural Association School (UK). His doctorate is from Cambridge University on ecological architecture and planning. He has authored over 12 books on green architecture. Awards include the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Malaysian Institute of Architects Gold Medal, Malaysian Government's Merdeka Award, Architectural Society of China's Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize. He holds the Plym Distinguished Professorship at Illinois University. The Guardian newspaper names him, "one of the 50 people who could save the planet.."

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Sanjay Puri

Principal Architect, Sanjay Pu

Sanjay Puri

Principal Architect, Sanjay Puri Architects

Sanjay strongly believes that every project should be designed contextually evolving spaces that are perceived in new ways. Each design takes cognizes of the climate and integrates sustainability in cohesive way. This ideology is reflected in the extensive work done by the firm in the 3 decades since its inception. Sanjay Puri graduated from the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 1988. He worked with Architect Hafeez Contractor throughout the five years of education from 1983 to 1988 and was made an Associate of the firm in 1988 upon graduation. He continued to work there for 4 years more as a Senior Associate prior to commencing Sanjay Puri Architects in 1992.

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