Rebuild & Revive

Restoration, Repair, Renewal

There’s nothing more fascinating than bringing heritage buildings back to life. This category calls for entries in rehabilitation or restoration of an existing building located in India, that has been previously dismissed, underused or abandoned. The new structure should be for private use or public activity like theatre, library, museum, etc.

Criteria and Guidelines

Special criteria

  • The project has to be a rehabilitation or restoration of an existing building located in any city in India, which was previously being underused or abandoned
  • The new building should have been designed for private use or public activity like theatre,library, museum, etc
  • Participants must submit maximum 10 professionally shot photographs each of what the building was before and what the structure is now. These must be put together as a presentation in PPT or PDF.

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