The 8th edition of AICA (Artists in Concrete Awards) was organized at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Vashi, Navi Mumbai from 20th -22nd January 2016.This prestigious festival, organized annually by Reify celebrates excellence in architecture, interior designing and landscape designing, attracts participants and attendees from around the world.
Padmavibhushan Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar, Professor & Chancellor, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (ASIR) was the chief guest for award function. More than seventy five top architects from the country like Ar. Ratan Batliboi, Ar. Uttam Jain Asscoiates, Ar. Ambarish Arora, Ar. Oscar Concessao, Ar. Qutub Mandviwala, Ar.Vistasp Bhagwagar attended the event and more than 180 shortlisted projects were presented. This year, around thirty international architects displayed their projects. Jury were from Indonesia, Italy,Costa Rica, Mexico, Austria, France, Cyprus, South Korea, Netherlands, Jordan, Estonia, Panama and Bangladesh.
The event showcased one of its kind fabulous of “Material Installations” created by using different material glass, steel, plywood and veneer etc. Each pavilion was a showcase of the unique collaboration between an architect and material company. There was a special activity of painting were national and international architects created thoughts on n 2 x 2 ft canvas.
AICA (Artists in Concrete Awards) is the platform where the industry gets to witness and implement ideas by a significant number of India and International architects together indulging in variable activities.