JK Cement Ltd. announces winners of the 28th edition of Architect of the Year Awards 2019
New Delhi: JK Cement Ltd, India’s premier cement company, hosted the 28th edition of Architect of the Year Awards on 14th December to felicitate remarkable talent in the field of architecture.TheArchitect of the Year award was bagged by Ar. Abin Chaudhuri from Kolkata for the project IQ City Nursing College, Durgapur.
Architect of the Year Awards is JK Cement’s annual flagship event that aims at recognizing and encouraging outstanding talent in the field of architecture on a global scale. The 28th edition of the JK Cement Architect of the Year Awards continued its legacy of getting an overwhelming response. Over 250 entries were received from India,and foreign countries including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Tanzania & Uganda.
General VP Malikgraced the awards as the Honorable Chief Guest. The winners who were felicitated for the incredible work were finalized post a close analysis by industry experts chosen from across the globe. The Great Masters Award which is given away once in three years was bagged by Ar. Sanjay Mohefrom Bengaluru for his exemplary work across a spectrum of projects such as institutions, residences, residential development, research labs among several others.The Green Architecture award was won by Ar. Deepak Guggari, Pune for Administrative Building & Factory in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The winner of the revolving category, Literary Architecture was Ar. Jamini Mehta from Vadodara. This special categorywas aimed at acknowledging literature on Architecture.
Architecture Student of the Year was awarded to Mr. K. Kaushik Shrinivas, Chennai for his work on project Agaraadhi - From an Epoch Bygone to a Habitat Redefined. While the Young Architect Award was given to Ar. Pradeep Arumugam & Ar. Shanil Riyaz, Coimbatore for their work - ‘A House of Small Talks’, Coimbatore.