NewZNew (New Delhi) : CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence 2015, a prestigious design awards were conducted by Foundation for Design Excellence to encourage the role of Youth in imagining future cities at the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi on September 26. The glittering awards ceremony was witnessed by a galaxy of audience consisting of Members of Parliament, Governors, Mayor of Delhi, Ambassadors, Architects and Designers hailing from across India and abroad.
The winner of the competition, Mr. Milind Goel of School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, who presented a vision towards converting highways and road networks into sustainable urban public spaces of future, was presented the First Prize worth Rs. 1 lac by Mr. Rajiv Shukla, Honourable Member of the Rajya Sabha and Chairman of the Indian Premier League, while the other honourable winners were felicitated by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Former Minister of Environment, Government of India.
According to Architect Dikshu Kukreja, “The Design Competition is aimed to motivate creativity in thinking, exploration of ideas and inventive design exercises for students of different design disciplines with respect to sustainable design principles and their applicability in envisioning future of cities.”
Considering the need of such a concern for development to be rooted in the design philosophies of future practices, CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence looks forward to become a platform for sharing, nurturing and exhibiting truly innovative solutions imagined by young students across the world.
Milind Goel, School of Planning and Architecture , New Delhi.
Monisha YB, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Karnataka
Kapil Patidar and Anchal Saxena, MITS Gwalior
Bushra Saba and Bilal Khan, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi