|Nirmal- An inter college Architectural Design Competition
|B.Arch. - 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Year
|30th November, 2020
|Zoom webinar, Youtube
|Prof. Smita Dalvi, Prof. Kavita Sawant
MES Pillai College of Architecture, New Panvel (PiCA) in association with the Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC) announced ‘NIRMAL’ – an Inter-College design competition to observe the World Toilet Day, an official United Nations international observance day on 19th November every year to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. This action is linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goal of “water and sanitation for all by 2030”.
The aim of the competition was to raise awareness about providing access to sanitation for all and to explore the role of architectural design in improving the quality, usability and cultural image of such facilities. The focus of the competition was on the Navi Mumbai and Panvel region, such that architecture students can contribute creative solutions to meet the goals of inclusive development of the area where they are studying. The design competition was open for students of architecture currently studying in the architecture colleges in the region of Navi Mumbai.
The event was graced by the appearance of chief guest Ms. Yvette Lee, President of Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC), members of SIBC, Juror Ar. Parul Kumtha, faculties and students of PiCA and PHOC.
Second Runner Up: Rau Tambat, Faiz Kasu, Suyash Ghodke
Popular Choice Award: Rau Tambat, Faiz Kasu, Suyash Ghodke from PiCA
Ar. Parul Kumtha, one of the jurors congratulated all the winners and addressed the students on this occasion. Chief Guest Ms. Yvette Lee expressed her gratitude for collaborating with Pica for the World Toilet Day initiative.
The Event was concluded by PiCA student Mudra Dhuri by giving a vote of thanks.