AIS announces winners of the 1st AIS Glass Design Olympiad
Students from reputed architectural institutes in Mumbai and Ahmedabad were invited to showcase their talents on this unique industry platform
Asahi India Glass Limited (AIS), offering end-to-end solutions across the automotive and architectural glass value chain, believes in reshaping the architectural landscape. To that effect, the company recently launched the first edition of AIS Glass Design Olympiad (GDO), a competition inviting students from reputed architectural institutes in Mumbai and Ahmedabad to showcase their talents on a large industry platform.
After receiving an overwhelming response from the institutes, AIS and its esteemed panel of judges reviewed the entries and unveiled the winners in a star studded showcase in the presence of leading architects from the industry - Prem Nath of Prem Nath and Associates and Mala Singh, MD, PEC Greening India, one of the country’s leading Green Building and Sustainability Consultants.
Nath and Singh presented the awards to Divyanshi Gupta & Chaitanya Joshi (team) – Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai; Michelle Chokshi – SAL College of Architecture, Ahmedabad; and Swara Ganatra - SAL College of Architecture, Ahmedabad - each winner received a cash prize and trophies from AIS. Nath, who was chief guest at the GDO Finale, shared, “I congratulate AIS on putting up an event like this, which helps budding architects of tomorrow to showcase their talents in front of industry leaders.”
Architect Vivek Bhole, curator of GDO, too expressed, “It was great associating with AIS GDO as a curator. I thoroughly enjoyed this journey with AIS team and hope to be part of many more GDO events in future.”
Speaking at the occasion, Vikram Khanna, COO, AIS India Ltd, said “It’s been an honour and privilege for us to organize AIS Glass Design Olympiad. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the eminent architects who helped us curate this event. I am sure we will take the future GDOs to new heights. I would also like to thank Mala Singh and Prem Nath – our chief guest for the day – for their presence at this event.”