The contest is open to all 4th and 5th year students of Architect and Interior design institutions across the country. The final date for registration and sending in your entry is November 26th, 2017. The shortlisted national winner from the 15 countries will compete for the AYDA 2017 Platinum Award and USD $1,000 cash prize at the Malaysia Learning Programme and Trip in 2018.
Students interested in participating can register on: www.nipponpaint-ayda.co.in
Criteria for participation and submission
- Relevance to theme
- Presentation board
- Design concept statement
- Colour concept
The national competitions will take place simultaneously and all AYDA national winners from the 15 countries will get:
1. Rs. 50,000 cash prize
2. Trip to Malaysia Learning Programme in Malaysia
3. An opportunity to compete in AYDA 2017, the Asia-Pacific-level contest.
4. A chance to win the cash prize of USD S1, 000 at AYDA 2017
Mr S Mahesh Anand, President – Decorative Paint, Nippon Paint India said, “AYDA is a wonderful platform for young talent to showcase their design ideas. We, at Nippon Paint, are proud to bring such a platform to India. Nippon Paint is committed to nurturing the young local talent. AYDA challenges young interior designers and architects to go beyond the limits and confines of conservative thinking and deliver path-breaking ideas. We believe that the youth is the future of architecture and design, and promise to provide them with the local and international exposure that they deserve through this contest.”