Rethinking the Future Awards 2017
Last year, we created the biggest award program for architects and designers, in the world in the field of sustainability. We received
Registrations from more than 84 countries.RTF Sustainability Awards 2016 Results Rethinking The Future Awards 2015 Results
Designed to develop an architectural language that would ‘sustain’ and ‘survive’ the impacts of new age challenges, and evolve into an architectural language of the future – taking sustainability one step ahead.
The Rethinking The Future Awards will carry extraordinary eminence to your work. Our reputable judges will Award
Three winners in each Category.
Also depending on the Jury’s Decision, Some projects will receive Honorable Mentions. Last year, there were about 5-6 Honorable Mentions in each Category.
Qualifying Entries will get Participation Certificate.
A panel of 15 judges choose three (3) Winners and Honorable Mentions in each category. Chances flourish, however you can’t win in the event that you don’t enter.
- Entry Fee
- Jury Members
- Submission Requirements
Note: All Categories are further divided in ‘Built’ and ‘Concept’.
Commercial: This award recognizes the architectural excellence and innovations in commercial buildings which includes retail and shopping centres.
Cultural: Projects that serve the need of cultural spaces such as Museum, Gallery, Hall or Theatre, Pavilions and Religious & Memorials with innovations.
Hospitality: Architectural Excellence and Innovations projects like Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants, Bars & Nightclubs and Wellness Centres.
Housing: Best housing project with innovations and efficiency in design cateriing to present and future habitat will be awarded.
Residence: This award recognizes the best residential projects that provide a comfortable and attractive living environment for a private house.
Institutional Building: This award recognizes the architectural excellence and innovations in the Institutional Buildings such as Schools, and Hospitals.
Mixed Use: Featuring a combination of one or more categories, such as hospitality and commercial or residential and commercial or a mixture of all the three categories.
Office Building: This award has been instituted to recognize architectural excellence for office designs that seek the new architectural language to fulfill the functional requirements.
Pop-Ups & temporary: This award recognizes the year’s best architectural temporary structure or pop-ups that come in events like exhibition and installations etc.
Public Building : This award has been instituted to recognise architectural excellence for buildings or complexes in public or private sector for government, social, cultural, or religious purposes. Designs that seek the new architectural language to fulfil the functional requirements.
Sports & Recreation: Stadium or Arena and Recreation Centers with innovation in design that gives the new directions and provide the new generation a food for thought.
Transportation: Transport terminals such as Railways, Airports, Bus Stations, Boat Piers, Port facilities etc. that take transport architecture to a new level and define some new directions.
Landscape Design: Featuring innovations in providing the comfortable living outdoor environment that characterizes the new models for site planning.
Urban Design: A proposal responding to emerging challenges in areas such as ecology, information technology, socialization and globalization.
Residential Interior: Interior design project featuring innovations in providing the comfortable living environment for inhabitants that characterizes the new models for living.
Commercial Interior: This award recognizes the perfection and excellence in commercial interior spaces like retail, hotels, foodcourts etc with innovations as of already known to us.
Corporate Interior: This award has been instituted to recognize the best projects in corporate interior spaces. Designs that look for the new building dialect to fulfil the utilitarian necessities.
Households: Cleaning devices, Fans, Household appliances, Ironing systems, Sewing machines, Textiles, Tumble dryers, Vacuum cleaners, Washing machines, Waste systems, etc.
Fashion, Lifestyle and Accessories: This award recognizes the perfection and excellence in product design for the fashion, lifestyle and accessories which define the new trends.
Interior Design Elements: This award has been instituted to recognize the best projects in interior design elements which contribute to the comfortable living.
15th Feb – 31st Mar – 50$
01st Apr – 15th Apr – 100$
16th Apr – 30th Apr – 150$
Feb 15, 2017 Registration Begins.
Apr 10, 2017 Last date of recieving queries
Apr 15, 2017 Last date for answering all queries
Apr 30, 2017 Registration Ends
May 06, 2017 Submission Deadline
May 15, 2017 Jury Meeting – Evaluation period begins.
June 02, 2017 Winners Announcement
- Open invitation for ‘Rethinking the Future Awards 2017’.
- Entries are invited from all the nations.
- The projects submitted are considered by the author that submits the entry for the Award. Every violation of copyright will be punished with immediate disqualification.
- The works reached out of time will be excluded.
- It is absolutely prohibited the participation to the awards of a Jury member, a relative or a person or body connected professionally to the jury.
- Submissions may contain any or all of the following, i.e. text, diagrams, plans, sections, sketches, photographs, graphics, collage etc, in a combination without restrictions that can convey the visual summary of the design intent of the entrant comprehensively illustrating the:
(i) Response to challenges outlined in the Brief.
(ii) The emergence of unified and relevant image of Design
- Submission must contain Design Brief (not more than 500 words) in .doc file.
- Max. of 6, A3 size sheets (420mm X 297mm), in horizontal format and submitted as digital, coloured, high-resolution files, meant for printing in JPEG format needs to be upload at Re-thinking The Future Website prior to the submission deadline.
- Each submission must contain the ’Registration ID’ provided by the RTF at the time of registration, this ID must be written in bold Arial font, 5 mm in height on the top right corner of each submission entry.
- Submission must be free from any kinds of identifying marks, such as and including firm logos, name of participant.
- The submissions will ONLY bear the Registration ID, given to an entrant after their successful registration, as a means of identification and any other identifying mark will make the entrant liable for disqualification.