Artists in Concrete Awards (AICA) Festival

Artists in Concrete Awards (AICA) Festival is annual celebration of excellence in architecture, landscape designing and interior designing. An award function with a difference, it offers you an opportunity to catch up with what is happening around the world and get bird's eye view of the global architectural and interior designing scenario. It is the time to inspire and get inspired and network with everybody who matters in your profession. It is the time to re-energize and realign you with the world of architecture and interior designing. And of course, it is the time to appreciate and be appreciated!

A. OPEN TO

Architects from and practicing in Asia

B. OPEN FOR

1) Completed projects on or before March 15, 2015.

2) Ongoing Projects

C. REGISTRATION

Send the enclosed participation form duly filled and completed, along with relevant information, at the earliest. Registration will be complete once you get the 6 digit

D. ENTRY

Architects and Designers are invited to file their nominations in the categories of ARCHITECTURE/ INTERIOR DESIGN/ LANDSCAPE / CONSTRUCTION AGENCIES under the following sub-categories:

  • Civic and Urban Infrastructure : Town Halls, Cemetries, Zoos, Aquariums, Public Plazas, Fire Stations, Prisons, Bus Stands, Parliamentary buildings, Consulates, Embassies, Courts, Airports, Bridges, Bus Depots, Railway Stations, Metros, Car parks.
  • Cultural and Community Spaces: Religious Buildings, Community Centres, Monasteries, Cinemas, Libraries, Museums, Theatres, Multiplexes, Concert Halls, Performance Spaces, Art Galleries, Day Care Centres.
  • Hospitality- Small/Big : Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Bars, Discotheques.
  • Medical Facilities and Wellness – Small/Big : Hospitals, Medical Labs, Spas, Salons, Healing Centres, Old Age Homes
  • Industrial – Small/Big : Industrial sheds, workshops, mills, heavy and light manufacturing buildings; research and development parks; factory-office multiuse property; factory-warehouse multiuse property; and industrial parks.
  • Retail and Commercial– Small/Big : Shops, Showrooms, Exhibitions, Malls, Offices, Call Centres, Banks.
  • Residential - Small/ Big : Villas, Bungalows, Row Houses, Cottages, Penthouses, Apartments, Residential Complexes, Townships – Educational, Institutional and Residential.
  • Sports : Golf Courses, Sports Halls, Swimming Pools, Stadiums, Sports complexes, Gymnasiums.

E. CRITERIA

  • FOR ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE AND CONSTRUCTION AGENCIES:
    Small: up to 25,000 sq.ft
    Big: above 25,000 sq.ft
  • FOR INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECTS:
    Small: up to 10,000 sq.ft
    Big: above 10,000 sq.ft

F. PARTICIPATION FEES

  • (a) For Indian Nationals:
  • 1) Rs.5000/- + 18% GST-For Architects, Interior Designers and Landscape Designers (Includes participation fees of TWO projects only, working lunch, two high teas and complete access to the festival).Extra project: Rs.2500/- + 18% GST per project.
  • 2) Rs. 15000/-+ 18% GST-For Construction Agencies (Includes participation fees of TWO projects only, working lunch, two high teas and complete access to the festival).Extra project: Rs.7500/- + 18% GST per project.

  • (b) For International Participants:
  • 1) $100/- + 18% GST- For Architects, Interior Designers and Landscape Designers (Includes participation fees of TWO projects only, working lunch, two high teas and complete access to the festival).Extra project: $50/-+ 18% GST per project.
  • 2) $300/-+ 18% GST-For Construction Agencies (Includes participation fees of TWO projects only, working lunch, two high teas and complete access to the festival).Extra project$100/-+ 18% GST per project.

G. AWARDS AND SHORT LISTING

  • Participants have to present live before the final jury. Presentation would be in PPT format. The duration provided for each project is only 10 minutes.
  • Awards: Best Project Award and One Commendation for each category.