• The competition is open to multi-disciplinary design teams from across India and the globe.
  • Meeting the competition’s eligibility criteria may call for a collaborative efforts. Such synergetic collaborations are welcomed.
  • Details of any such arrangements must be clearly explained at the outset by submission of an Memorandum of Understanding endorsed by all team members.
  • As a prerequisite, each team must show proven expertise in relevant architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and urban planning. In addition, teams must include specialists in biological sciences, environmental management and any other areas of specialisation that are pertinent to the makeover.

Through the Self-Declaration at Stage 1, competitors must show that their team composition meets the client's minimum prequalification criteria.

  1. The team composition for each entry must have:

    • At least one member of the team must be from the discipline of architecture/design/engineering/planning having an average annual turnover of Rs. 2,00,00,000 for the past three years.
    • At least one member of the team having designed at least one significant public open space in an urban setting, admeasuring no lesser than 5 acres in size. The public open space could be part of a public building project or a public infrastructure project or a combination of the above
    • An Architect-Urban Planner/Urban Designer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in designing public places
    • A structural engineer having designed and supervised at least one bridge spanning no lesser than 150m in length
    • A naturalist/environmental scientist with a minimum of 10 years of work experience in the urban context
    • A landscape architect with a minimum of 5 years of experience in designing public places
  2. All overseas competitors must have an Indian partner duly registered and certified

    * A team member could be a single entity as stated in the eligibility criteria OR one or more entities entering a memorandum of understanding with one or more team members to meet the stated requirements. Any collaborations must be supported by a scanned copy of MoU/s duly signed by all team members and uploaded as part of submissions. A team once formed cannot be changed without prior permission of the organisers.

Any competitor that does not meet these criteria will not be eligible to take part.

Eligible competitors will also need to provide additional information and content, including, but not restricted to:

  • Details about the organisations in the team, as submitted in the self-declaration
  • Key personnel that are being put forward for the project, outlining:
    • Which organisation in the team they work for
    • Their envisaged role on the project
    • The CVs of the architect/urban planner, the naturalist/environmental scientist, structural engineer and the landscape architect