Material & Skill Adaptation*

Local Material, Indigenous Objects, Revival of art and craft

This category focuses on with the best use of locally available resources. It celebrates indigenous building materials that require minimal transportation and blend beautifully with natural surroundings

Criteria and Guidelines

Special criteria

  • Professionals should enter their finished projects that make the best use of locally sourced or made available materials, traditional arts and crafts in the most innovative, thoughtful ways with minimum wastage
  • Professionals should submit a detailed concept note that explains the making of the property, right from their first meeting with the client to the initial brief given to them, the construction process, the materials used (and why that very material was selected), the location, the furniture and accessories sourced, etc.

Common Submission Guidelines

  • Participants must fill in the submission form, fill it out completely and upload their images in a clear visible size in a Image or PDF format only
  • Submissions must include sketches, plans, elevations, any other before and after images of the space with professionally shot pictures (interiors and exteriors).
  • The number of pages/slides in the Image/PDF should not exceed 50 MB. The size of the file should not be greater than 50 MB
  • The project should be described as per the guideline questions in the PDF document. All information on the project must be addressed through ONE sheet of the PDF Document only
  • The project must be absolutely complete and based in India
  • The project should not more than 5 years old (not older than 2013).
  • Projects that have won/have been nominated in previous KBDAs are not eligible to re enter