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Transparence 2016

India’s largest architectural and design competition, Transparence 2016, gets even bigger and bolder this year. The competition is brought to you by Saint-Gobain Glass India in partnership with Ethos. This year we invite you to enter and showcase your innovation, imagination and creativity. Sonali Bhagwati, President, DPA and the co-founder of Spazzio Design will be this year’s mentor.
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The theme: Space in motion

It is our attempt to inspire young minds to imagine and design for a Performing Arts Centre at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The design should embody the spirit and vibrance of diverse art forms and celebrate different kinds of people, the movement of time, and the versatility of space to create an immersive experience. And, hence, at its core, the task is to bring to life these three facets:


Oct 2016
17 Registration
Nov 2016
01 Project
Nov 2016
24 West Zone
Nov 2016
26 East Zone
Nov 2016
28 North Zone
Nov 2016
30 South zone


Ar. Kapil
Co-founder, Serei Architects
Ar. Shilpa
Co-partner, Shilpa + Pinkish Shah Architects
Ar. Hemant
Shantaram Mahajan
Principal Architect and Partner, Group Phi architects and designers
Ar. Anirban
Founder, Innate
Ar. Kalyan
Partner, Polaris
Ar. Vivek
Founder and Principal Architect, Salient
Ar. Madhav
Partner, Anagram Architects
Ar. Radhika
Founder, Radhika Viswanathan Associates
Ar. Arun
President, Arun Rewal Associates
Ar. Kochuthommen
Principal Architect, Kochuthommen & Associates
Ar. Abhay
Itty Zachariah
Partner, Zachariah Consultants
Founder, SVA architecture

Dates for project submission and zonal results, last date for registration, and jury members will be announced soon. Watch this space for updates.

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