Kohler is bringing its 3rd edition of Kohler Bold Design Awards to celebrate the excellence of architectural design and innovation in India, on 2nd December 2022 in JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire. With its inception in 2016, Kohler Bold Design Awards (KBDA) strives to celebrate and provide a platform to the crème de la crème in the sphere of architectural design and innovation.
The event will be graced by some of the most renowned personalities from the architecture and design community, namely leaders from Miaja Design Group, The Postcard Hotel, ABM Architects, and SJK Architects. An esteemed jury of eminent international and Indian architects and designers such as Alfaz Miller, Brinda Somaya, Channa Daswatte, Isabella Miaja, Kapil Chopra, Shimul Javeri Kadri, Tony Joseph, and Vikas Dilawari will select the most outstanding projects. The awardees will be honoured with the Golden Pencil, writing their names in history, and demarcating the sublime from the ordinary.
Salil Sadanandan, President – KOHLER Brand South Asia, Middle East & Sub-Saharan Africa, commented: “The Kohler Bold Design Awards has grown in stature to be one of the most sought-after recognition platforms in the Indian Design and Architecture community. The response for the 3rd edition of KBDA has been overwhelming – we have received over 1400 entries vying to win the coveted Golden Pencil. These reflect the extraordinary body of work that has been done in the country despite the disruptions and challenges caused by the pandemic.”
Making a comeback after four long years, KBDA has been a much-awaited event in the A&D (architecture & design) community. Winners will be announced during the gala awards ceremony on 2nd December 2022. Awards will be bestowed in multiple categories including ‘The Visionaries’, for architects who have created futuristic design while positively impacting the environment; ‘The Extraordinaries’, for leaders of innovation who specialize in bold designs and cutting-edge projects, and ‘The LifeTime Achievement Award’, a special merit award to esteem and celebrate a noteworthy personality whose contributions have significantly influenced the industry.
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