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IIA AWARDS Celebrates Centenary of the Capital

02-02-2012 02:54 AM CET | Arts & Culture

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IIA Awards 2012

IIA Awards 2012

New Delhi, 2012: Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) salutes the political and cultural city of Delhi, on completing 100 years of its re-emergence as modern India's capital. Commemorating the centenary of the Capital, this year the coveted annual 'IIA Awards 2011' will be held at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi on February 5, 2012.

New Delhi will witness the biggest ever annual congregation of Architects, where more than 1800 architects from all over India will attend the event. At the glittering grand ceremony, IIA will honour accomplished professionals for achieving excellence in architecture. The guest list includes Union Ministers and film celebrities.

Ar. Vijay Garg, Awards Panel Chairman notes: “This year's award ceremony will be our tribute to the architectural city of New Delhi, which completes its centenary as our Capital.” Ar. Kapil Mehta, Awards Panel Secretary, adds “Architecture, being a part of our country’s contemporary culture and heritage, holding the event at Siri Fort auditorium endorses IIA’s commitment to assume a bigger role in global forums.”

The IIA Award is a prestigious honour bestowed upon architects for ‘Excellence in Architecture’ in India, since 1989. The awardees are chosen by a jury of eminent architects from various parts of India. Only honorary and fellow member Architects from the IIA community are appointed to the Awards Committee and Jury Panel every year. “This is the only award that is for the Architects by the Architects”, observes Ar. Sanjay Puri, winner of last year’s ‘residential’ category. Adding that the IIA Awards inspire immense respect and are acknowledged all over the world, Ar. Kamal S Malik, a well known architect and another winner from last year’s awards, expresses “the IIA Award is a wonderful platform for architects to showcase their creative talent at a national level. The planning and professionalism with which these awards are organized, encourages participants to give in their best”.

IIA awards are exceptional examples of the personal devotion of architects and the ideals of IIA, demonstrated throughout an important part of an architect’s life. For the first time in the history of IIA Awards, eight eminent architects will be inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame’ for their lifetime achievement. This year’s Hall of fame inductees are Ar. Raj Rewal, Ar. M.R. Agnihotri, Ar. Ajoy Choudhury, Ar. Ram Sharma, Ar. C.N. Raghavendran (Padmashree), Ar. M.M Rana (Padmashree), Ar. A.R Bhalla (Padmashree), and Ar. Balbir Verma

This year, the IIA Awards Ceremony will be presented by AEROCON, an iconic brand owned by Hyderabad Industries Ltd, which is the flagship company of the C.K.Birla group. Mr Abhaya Shankar, MD, HIL says, “We are proud to be associated with IIA. The Awards truly imprint India’s footprint in the global Architecture community. We at Aerocon are committed towards a greener environment and our association with IIA is a step towards achieving a greener tomorrow”.
The event is co-presented by FLOWGUARD - India’s No.1 hot & cold plumbing system from Lubrizol.

Simpolo Ceramics, the leading brand in Tiles & Sanitareware & Philips Lighting are the partners for the event.
JINDAL STEEL & POWER – the flagship company of the O.P.Jindal group & Marshalls Wallpaper, The No. 1 Wallpaper, are the associate partners for the event.

For the first time, the IIA Awards ceremony is also supported by prestigious professional bodies like SPA ALUMNI (School of Planning and Architecture Alumni) , IIID (Institute of Indian Interior Designers) and ITPI(Institute of Town Planners, India) .

ET Now, 92.7 Big FM, Society Interiors, Architecture + Design and InteriorsTV.in are roped in as exclusive media partners for the 23rd IIA Awards. The event will be extensively covered and telecast by ‘ET Now’, the television media partner for the event and will be exclusively covered on air by 92.7 Big FM. The event will also be featured in Society Interiors and Architecture + Design, the print media partners for the event. InteriorsTV.in - World’s first interior portal is the exclusive digital partner for the coveted event.

The awards ceremony will be supplemented by a live music performance by Delhi's own legendary singer Babla Mehta, who has more than 250 international concerts to his credit. Play back singer for many hit films like Chandni, Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin, Tahalaka, Sadak, Jeene Do, Mayor Saheb & more. His mesmerizing voice is set to enthrall the Siri Fort audience with his soulful rendition of melodies from the golden era of music.
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ABOUT:
Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) is the national body of Architects in the country – which currently enjoys a membership pool of architects, designers, builders, industrialists, public luminaries, professors, researchers and creative professionals who are associated with Architecture. Since its commencement of operations in 1917, the institute has played a major role in promoting the profession of architecture, by organizing and uniting all the Architects of India, in fellowship. IIA promotes aesthetic, scientific and practical efficiency of the profession, both in education and practice. The institute is represented on all national and international committees and communities, which are connected with architecture, art and the building industry. It is also actively associated with International Union of Architects (UIA), Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) and South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation of Architects (SAARCH).

The IIA AWARD is the most prestigious honour bestowed upon professionals, for ‘Excellence in Architecture’ in India, since 1989. The objective of The IIA Awards is to encourage, acknowledge, appreciate and honour the significant contributions of member professionals in the field of Architecture. Each year, the awards are given in 6 categories, namely, Residential, Public, Industrial, Landscape Design and Research. The last IIA Awards’2010 were conferred upon promising professionals, at a luminous ceremony held in Nasik on 8th January 2011. The Awards are presented by the Indian Institute of Architects.

The IIA Award is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon professionals in India, for Excellence in Architecture. Established in 1989, the Awards are presented by the Indian Institute of Architects – the national representative body of the architects, which currently enjoys a membership pool of nearly 20,000 architects in India.

Indian Institute of Architecture
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