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Transparence 13.0

Transparence 13.0
The biggest show on the planet.


Ideas. Challenges. Genius.

Transparence 13.0
The biggest show on the planet.

Imparting knowledge. Inspiring innovation.

Design to Inspire.
Design to Change the World.



Transparence 13.0 is open to undergraduate students of Architecture and Design. Those who are considered students at the time of registration are eligible to participate. Applicants who are awaiting their final year results may also register and additionally send their details (names of team members, email IDs, mobile numbers, and college name) to

Register by clicking here, or visiting

Competition Format

  • Transparence 13.0 is open to undergraduate students of architecture and design.
  • Teams to consist of a maximum of three members.
  • This will be a two-stage competition -
    First stage: Regional juries – North, South, East and West.
    Second stage: Grand Finale.
  • The venue for the first stage of regional juries will be communicated to all the participants. There will be no presentations by the teams at the regional juries. However, the teams will get an opportunity to hear the jury's comments and interact with them.

Submission Format

  • A maximum of twelve A3 sheets or five A2 sheets with a readable scale of drawing.
  • Please note that, we would advise you to restrict your word limit on the A3/A2 sheets to 100-150 words per sheet.
  • All entries to be accompanied by soft copies.Please ensure that the presentation is in a power point format compatible with MS Office 2007 with not more than 20 slides.
  • Hard copy: Please write names and other team details only on the rear side of the sheets in a size not larger than 2” X 5” and only on the first/ last slide of the ppt.
  • Soft copy: Please write names and other team details only on a separate first sheet before your presentation.This sheet will be additional and not be included in the allotted 20 sheets for the soft copy.
  • Entries with names written on the soft copy and/or hard copy (other than what is mentioned earlier) will be subject to disqualification.
  • Please note again that the site,brief and theme provided ti you is for purely academic purposes and is hypothetical in nature.We strictly advice you to not approach anyone but Ethos( for any queries or issues related to the competition.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Concept and clearly stated design intent
  • Originality
  • Context
  • Area program:Understanding the working and circulation of a hospital
  • Efficient use of space
  • Hierarchy of spaces
  • Implementing comfort, health and happiness How good design can contribute to "healing"
  • Efficient use of renewable resources such as water and energy.
  • Translation of concept to final design.
  • Presentation