CATEGORIES

Architecture

CATEGORY A1.1 - RESIDENTIAL

Row Housing | Affordable Housing | High Rise | High Density | Service Apartments | Hostels | Housing Complex

CATEGORY A1.2 - RESIDENTIAL

Independent Bungalows | Palaces | Villas

CATEGORY A2 - COMMERCIAL

IT Parks | Convention Centres | Office Complexes | Corporate Headquarters | Data Centres | General Business and Commercial District Centres

CATEGORY A3 - MERCANTILE RETAIL

Malls | Shopping Complexes | Retail Shops | Departmental Stores | Supermarkets | Wholesale Godowns | Warehousing | Regulated Markets

CATEGORY A4 - HOSPITALITY

Spas and Salons | Budget Hotels | Luxury Hotels | Boutique Hotels | Cinema Halls | Concert Halls and Theatres | Restaurants | Banquet Halls | Bakeries / Independent Food Courts

CATEGORY A5 - INSTITUTIONAL

College Buildings | Universities | Kindergarten | Libraries | Research Buildings | Veterinary Clinics | Medical and Health Clinics | Art Galleries | Observatories | Auditoriums | Aquaria | Exhibition and Exposition Buildings | School Buildings | Hospitals | Hospices | Commune / Old age Homes

CATEGORY A6 - INDUSTRIAL

Farm Buildings | Storage or Warehouse Buildings | Telephone Exchange Buildings | Power Stations | Power Plants | Industrial Buildings with Manufacturing and Packaging Facilities | Audio Visual and Telecommunication Buildings | Assembly Plants | Laboratories | Refineries | Mills | Dairies | Factories

CATEGORY A7 - PUBLIC AND SEMI PUBLIC

Govt, Semi Govt, Public Offices | Police stations | Fire Stations | Post offices | Prisons | Banks | Legislative Buildings | Halls of Assembly | Places of Worship | Mausoleums | Memorials | Monuments | Museums | Embassy Buildings

CATEGORY A8 - MIXED USE

A Building or Campus with two or more typologies housed in a composite manner. Eg : A building that has Commercial, Hotel and Office together.

CATEGORY A9 - RECREATIONAL

Playgrounds | Golf Courses | Indoor & Outdoor Stadiums | Sports academies | Gymnasium | Indoor Sporting facilities | Sports Building | Sports Complexes | Gymkhanas | Stadium | Parks | Clubhouses | Gardens | Zoos

CATEGORY A10 - TRANSPORTATION

Bus Terminals | Railway Stations | Airports | Ferry Terminal Buildings | Metro Stations




Interior Architecture

CATEGORY IA1 - RESIDENTIAL

Apartment | Villa | Bungalow | Palace interior | Common facilities of housing premises

CATEGORY IA2 - COMMERCIAL

IT Parks | Convention Centres | Office Complexes | Corporate Headquarters | Data Centres | General Business and Commercial District Centres

CATEGORY IA3 - MERCANTILE RETAIL

Malls | Shopping Complexes | Retail Shops | Departmental Stores | Supermarkets | Wholesale Godowns | Warehousing / Regulated Markets

CATEGORY IA4 - HOSPITALITY

Spas and Salons | Budget Hotels | Luxury Hotels | Boutique Hotels | Cinema Halls | Concert Halls and Theatres | Restaurants | Banquet Halls | Bakeries / Independent Food Courts
Playgrounds | Golf Courses | Indoor & Outdoor Stadiums | Sports academies | Gymnasium | Indoor Sporting facilities | Sports Building | Sports Complexes | Gymkhanas | Stadium | Parks | Clubhouses | Gardens / Zoos

CATEGORY IA6 - INSTITUTIONAL

College Buildings | Universities | Kindergarten | Libraries | Research Buildings | Veterinary Clinics | Medical and Health Clinics | Art Galleries | Observatories | Auditoriums | Aquaria | Exhibition and Exposition Buildings | School Buildings / Hospitals

CATEGORY IA7 - INDUSTRIAL

Farm Buildings | Storage or Warehouse Buildings | Telephone Exchange Buildings | Power Stations | Power Plants | Industrial Buildings with Manufacturing and Packaging Facilities | Audio Visual and Telecommunication Buildings | Assembly Plants | Laboratories | Refineries | Mills | Dairies | Factories

CATEGORY IA8 - PUBLIC AND SEMI PUBLIC

Govt, Semi Govt, Public Offices | Police stations | Fire Stations | Post offices | Prisons | Banks | Legislative Buildings | Halls of Assembly | Places of Worship | Mausoleums | Memorials | Monuments | Museums | Embassy Buildings | Bus Terminals | Railway Stations | Airports | Ferry Terminal Buildings | Metro Stations




Landscape Architecture

CATEGORY LA1 - SMALL (SITE UPTO 1 ACRE)

Terrace garden | Courtyard design | Housing and Commercial fringes | Government or Private Parks | All project type upto 1 acre of site area.

CATEGORY LA2 - LARGE (SITE MORE THAN 1 ACRE)

Large scale projects of all project type with site more than 1 acre.




Conservation

CATEGORY C1 - CONSERVATION & RESTORATION & PRESERVATION & ADAPTIVE REUSE

All types of buildings and infrastructure.




Urban Interventions

CATEGORY U1 - URBAN INTERVENTIONS

Seafront Development | Riverfront Development | Streets | Urban Amenities | Public Art Installations | Pop-Up Parks and Plazas | Tactical Urbanism | Street Art and Graffiti Projects | Lighting Installations | Pocket Parks | Pedestrianization Projects | Community Gardens | Interactive Technology Installations




Special Category

CATEGORY S1 - RESEARCH PAPER

Original Research Papers on Architecture, Urban Design, Interior Architecture, Landscape and all other sectors of the profession.

CATEGORY S2 - WOMEN ARCHITECTS IN THE FOREFRONT

Award for firms / practices run exclusively by Women Architects.

CATEGORY S3 - EMERGING PRACTICE

An Award to recognize the principals of an emerging Architectural practice/firm that has consistently produced distinguished Architecture.

CATEGORY S4 - UNBUILT (SPECIAL MENTION)

Exemplary, innovative ideation possessing application value in the Indian context and deserving meritorious recognition.

CATEGORY S5 - IIA MEMBERS' CHOICE (ANNOUNCEMENT)

A unique opportunity for all IIA members to choose their favourite project from shortlisted projects. The IIA Members' Choice will be announced during the Awards event through live voting by all attending IIA members.

CATEGORY S6 - BOOKS

Original Books on Architecture, Urban Design, Interior Architecture, Landscape and all other sectors of the profession.