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Transparence 15.0

Transparence 15.0

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Transparence 15.0 is back with a bang with the theme Well-Build, Buildings for the Well-Being of People

Let us celebrate the 15th Edition of Transparence by acknowledging the larger role of encouraging sensitive designs for our built public realm. This landmark edition revisits some of the past themes of Transparence that looked at architecture and spaces that are open to the public at large with an aim to design for public health and well-being.

Competition Format

  • Transparence 15.0 is open to undergraduate students of architecture and design. Recent graduates from 2020 are also eligible to participate.
  • Teams to comprise a maximum of three members. You are allowed to make teams with students from different batches or even different colleges.
  • It is a two-stage competition.
    First stage: Regional Juries – North, South, East and West.
    Second Stage: Grand Finale.
  • Teams will be shortlisted by an online regional jury
  • Top two teams from each region would be invited to the Grand Finale to make a presentation before a selected panel of jury.

Submission Format

  • A maximum of twelve A3 sheets (landscape orientation) with a readable scale of drawing and legible text. All sheets are to be compiled into a SINGLE PDF (20MB maximum).
  • Your name or any identification should not feature on the sheets.
  • The pdf file should be named by the participants’ first names followed by the college name. For instance if abc is the participant from xyz college, the file name would be “abc_xyz”. In case, abc is sending multiple entries, the subsequent files will be named as “abc1_xyz” “abc2_xyz” and so on. We will assign ID numbers to each submission to ensure anonymity.
  • Please restrict your word limit on the sheets to 100-150 words per sheet.
  • Include the North arrow for the plans and a graphical scale for ALL drawings.
  • Include a summarized area statement of your design with reference to the byelaws on not more than a single A4 sheet.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Selection Research benchmarking and program definition
  • Concept ,evolution and context within and to the city
  • Originality/Innovation
  • Incorporating Human Wellbeing in design
  • Clarity and comprehensibility of the design
  • Functionality, interpretation and application of the proposed program
  • Sustainable practices put into the designing
  • Quality of social space
  • Presentation