The
GOLDEN
PENCIL
is back
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ABOUT

The KOHLER Bold Design Awards is a design competition for leading Architects and Designers in India. There has never been a better age for Indian design and architecture in India than now Indian professionals are building an impressive repertoire of models for contemporary design, creations and projects implemented not just in India but abroad The KBDA stands to recognize this talent.

This year the award ceremony will be held in Mumbai, India and will celebrate the region’s most outstanding projects in the design industry. This competition serves as a platform to showcase tomorrow’s best talents in the field of design and innovation. A jury of renowned international and Indian architects and designers will select the most outstanding projects. The awards ceremony is in November 2018.

The Golden Pencil isn't made of wood and lead but of steel and gold. And while it may not draw on paper it certainly draws the line between the ordinary and the sublime. Instituted to celebrate the vision of the brilliant few designers and architects who see more in a brick than just a brick, the Golden Pencil seeks to recognize the finest Indian talent which has redefined how one marvels at spaces and set a higher benchmark. Whose vision can inspire others, their work define a culture and their creations recorded as great historical events. It's one pencil they will all want to pick up when their masterpiece is done.

KBDA_Timelineleft Award Distribution 10/06/2018
10/06/2018
Start Date
KBDA timeline stroke Award Distribution 31/08/2018
31/08/2018
Closure of Entries
KBDA timeline stroke Award Distribution 30/11/2018
30/11/2018
Award Distribution
CATEGORIES
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The Visionary
This category celebrates individuals, who are specialists in cutting-edge projects, leaders of innovation, and are at the forefront of changing Read More
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The Extraordinary
This category honours architects who are looking at the future of design, taking bold strides while also making a positive Read More
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Life Time Achievement
This category recognises honours and applauds a noteworthy personality from the architecture and design community, known for their noteworthy contributions. Read More