NDTV hosts the second edition of the Design & Architecture Awards
by Dharm Patel Business Events | March 18, 2015 | News
NDTV hosted the second edition of its Design & Architecture Awards at Taj Lands End in Mumbai recently. The awards gave an opportunity to every architect and interior designer to showcase their talent and get recognized for their work.
This year’s ceremony was hosted by Manisha Natarajan (Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Senior Editor - Real Estate, NDTV), Rajiv Makhani and Beverly White. Present on the occasion were eminent personalities including Prasoon Joshi (director and lyricist), Atul Kasbekar (Indian fashion photographer), Prahlad Kakkar (director), Perizad Zorabian (actress), her husband Boman Rustom Irani (Chairman & MD, Rustomjee Group) Kiran Nagarkar (novelist), Anu Malik (singer) and many others.
This edition of the awards was hosted in partnership with Grohe India and powered by Polycab. The Associate Partners for the awards were D&M and Century Ply. Other partners were Syska LED (Lighting Partner); Ethos (Student Contest Partner); Khosla Associates (Knowledge Partner); The Indian Institute of Architects (Associate Partner); Urban Homes (Online Partner); Laqshya (Exclusive Outdoor Partner); Taj Lands End, Mumbai (Hospitality Partner) and Ravish Kapoor (Invitation Partner).
The awards have been hailed as one of the best by the Architect Guild for its rigour, discipline and credibility. Carrying the baton forward this time the awards had a two tier jury which made them more disciplined and credible. The two tier jury was divided into a shortlist jury and a final selection jury. Jury members for the awards included numerous heads of companies like CnT Architects, Mistry Architects, Lotus, SJK Architects and more.
Presented by Grohe, the ceremony at Taj Lands End was attended by Anu Malik, Perizad Zorabian, Boman Rustom Irani and others.