JK Cement felicitates excellence in Architecture at 24TH AYA IN B’LORE
After the success of the 23rd Architect of the Year Awards held in Lucknow in 2014, JK Cement hosted the 24th edition of Annual Architect of the Year Award in Bengaluru on February 6. Every year JK Cement felicitates talent in the architect community. The 11 recipients were selected out of the 153 entries through careful scrutiny of the projects by a jury after much deliberations. The jury was chaired by Yadupati Singhania, CMD, JK Cement.
A new award category introduced this year was the ‘Student Architect’ award while the revolving category for 24th AYA
was ‘Hill Architecture’ which is a commendation award. Additionally, awards were given in other categories like green
architecture, Architect of the Year and Young Architect award while ccommendation awards included private building, public building and group housing. In the state architecture segment, the awards comprise state architect, state commendation
award and state young architect award while the awards for foreign countries included foreign architect of the year, foreign commendation award and foreign young architect award.
Singhania said, “I would like to congratulate all the winners who deserve the adulation for raising the bar in architecture
standards. AYA is the most credible recognition in the architecture industry.”