Project Platypus Design Competition Announcement 2020

Project platypus have received an overwhelming 101 entries from participants coming from about 18 countries. They have managed to raise about 2,00,000 INR through registrations, which were directed to our NGO partners’ COVID relief programs. Out of the many wonderful entries, our curatorial team went through several iterations of engaging discussions with our jury panel, and we finally have 1[Read More]

Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020 – COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCED Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020 theCharette encourages free flow of unfettered ideas that seek to develop ingenious solutions for complex problems of the future. PRESS STATEMENT: The ‘Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020’ is an international architecture thesis competition organized by theCharette. The aim of the competition[Read More]

Alternate Realities 2020 | Architectural Competition

This competition exists in an Alternate Reality. You make the rules in this realm. Does gravity exist? Do humans live on Earth? How far has technology advanced? You decide! The aim of this competition is to explore wild design ideas – what architecture truly means and what it can achieve without any constraints. Let your[Read More]

Fundraiser Design Competition: Post Pandemic Performances-Gatherings in the times of Social Distancing

Humankind has witnessed several historic, life-changing episodes such as industrialisation, colonisation and wars, and society has always adapted to such significant milestones fruitfully. Over the years architecture too, has been a witness the very same happenings, and has shaped itself accordingly to suit the times. While most such events are read and studied about, the[Read More]

The Kaira Looro Competition’s winning projects for an EOC in Sub- Saharan Africa

Emergencies strike suddenly and without warning. They level cities to the ground and tear down buildings as though they were made of sand. In almost no time at all everything is destroyed and all that remains is the realisation that you have to get up and start all over again from scratch. In recent years[Read More]

Kaira Looro Competition for Peace Pavillon in Africa

Kaira Looro Competition for Peace Pavillon in Africa In memory of the innocent victims of war in Africa “Peace is a dream, it can become a reality… but to build it we must be capable of dreaming.” (Nelson Mandela) THEME Intercultural hostility and the exploitation of resources on the African continent have triggered a succession[Read More]

Modern Mosque-Golshahr | Ahmad Saffar

Modern Mosque-Golshahr | Ahmad Saffar This modern mosque is for the human and culture that have roots in the history and through the time their need can change and now they need some spaces that fit into their needs. Paying attention to the process of emerging the masques and  specially Iranian masques .Using the cultural[Read More]

Rejuvenating The Graveyard | Award Winning Entry At INSDAG

Rejuvenating The Graveyard | Award Winning Entry At INSDAG The life of an architecture student is so busy that finding out time some time for some other works or competitions is same as finding out a diamond from a coal mine. We tried to do it and attempted a national competition for students of architecture[Read More]

Winners Revealed in Competition to Redesign Mumbai’s Maharashtra Nature Park

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has named the winners of an international competition to redesign the city’s the Maharashtra Nature Park and the pedestrian/cyclist Bridge over the Mithi River. From 30 multi-disciplinary teams from around the world, the expert jury selected a longlist of 8 teams, a 4-team shortlist, 2 finalists, and finally,[Read More]