CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence 2015
CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence 2015, a prestigious design award conducted by Foundation for Design Excellence to encourage the role of Youth in imagining future cities, successfully completed its first cycle by felicitating the winners 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, 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. The competition will also provide a strong foundation for the winners to explore and enhance their design skills through encouraging them with opportunities of internships in global destinations like London, Paris, Barcelona, New York and Singapore.
According to Architect Dikshu C. 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.”