Landscape Design

Amalgamating geography, flora and fauna to inculcate an ecosystem of holistic development

While infrastructure and architectural advancement is crucial for nation building, it is imperative that this development respects natural resources, environment and helps inhabitants to connect with nature. This category seeks landscape design interventions that respect and preserve local indigenous varieties of plants, utilise rainwater harvesting, natural drainage systems and create comfortable micro-climates.

Criteria and guidelines

Special criteria

  • The project must showcase the use of landscape (softscape and hardscape) in functional as well as aesthetic ways. It must use native and native indigenous species of plants that are locally grown in and around the site and also incorporate stormwater management and rainwater harvesting.

Entry rules & regulations:

  • Participants must upload their entries on the microsite in PDF, JPEG or PNG format only. It is an online submission.
  • Entries can also be submitted by email at Entries submitted over email must include the following details: designer name, firm name, contact details, company website, category and sub-category, project description (in 300 words or less) and project location.
  • 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 in the PDF/Images should not exceed 10. The total file size should not be greater than 50 MB.
  • TThe project should be described as per the guideline questions in a document in 300 words or less. All information on the project must be addressed through ONE sheet of the PDF only.
  • The project must be absolutely complete and based in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Maldives.
  • The project should not be more than 5 years old (not older than 2017).