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Rethinking The Future Awards 2020

RTF Awards 2020 offers more than 50 award categories, including concept and built categories with two exciting new additions; RTF Education Awards 2020 and RTF Design Studio Awards 2020 for work-spaces of Architecture & Design Studios. The Rethinking the Future award categories are grouped in five focus areas: architecture; interior design; product design; landscape design; and urban design.

RTF Education Awards are for the students and young graduates focusing on Thesis and Research Paper, while RTF Design Studio Awards is focusing on different size of studios workspaces providing equal opportunities to young and small design studios to large & established.

Firms are allowed and encouraged to submit multiple entries in multiple categories in the Awards 2020.

#Architecture

AR1:
Pop-ups and Temporary
(Built / Concept)

This award recognize the year’s best architectural temporary structure or pop-ups that come in public places, or exhibition and installations etc.

AR2:
Private Residence
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the best residential projects that provide a comfortable living environment for residents in their respective climates.

AR3:
Housing - upto 5 floors
(Built / Concept)

This Award recognizes group housing projects (upto 5 floors) that are innovative in their approach and create new experiences.

AR4:
Housing - over 5 floors
(Built / Concept)

This Award recognizes group housing projects (over 5 floors) designed for large number of distinct families living in a densely populated areas of the city.

AR5:
Commercial
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the architectural excellence and innovations in commercial buildings that serve the need of commercial spaces with new innovations.

AR6:
Cultural
(Built / Concept)

This Award recognizes expressive and forward-thinking cultural centers. Projects that symbolize their local culture and become an all-inclusive hub for the public.

AR7:
Institutional
(Built / Concept)

This award recognises the architectural excellence and innovations in the Institutional Buildings such as Schools, Colleges, Campuses, Hospitals, Transport terminals etc. Projects that define some new directions.

AR8:
Hospitality
(Built / Concept)

Hospitality Designs require a highly conceptual approach and this Award recognizes excellence in Conceptualizing a brand into an Architectural form while keeping the smooth functioning of the project intact.

AR9:
Mixed Use
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the year’s best mixed-use structure featuring a combination of one or more categories, such as hospitality and commercial or residential and commercial or a mixture of all the three categories.

AR10:
Office Building
(Built / Concept)

We spend a third of our lives at our workspaces, they ought to be designed well. This Award recognizes excellence in office spaces: communication of the corporate identity and  and designing a highly productive workspace.

AR11:
Public Building
(Built / Concept)

This award has been instituted to recognise architectural excellence for buildings or complexes in public or private sector for government, social, cultural, or religious purposes  that seek the new architectural language.

AR12:
Sports and Recreation
(Built / Concept)

This Award recognizes innovation and excellence in Sports and Recreational Spaces that defines new architectural language. These include Football grounds, Ice Hockey Arena, Shooting range, Outdoor gyms, Swimming Pool, etc.

AR13:
Transportation
(Built / Concept)

The value of quality transportation cannot be overstated. This award recognizes  projects that are making travel smoother, safer, and less congested for millions of motorists every day (or could if it gets built). Projects in this category include:  Airports, Train and Bus Terminals, Bridges, etc

UD:
Urban Design
(Built / Concept)

This Award recognises the urban design strategies which transform cities into more stimulating environments for human life. The ideas capable of responding to emerging challenges in areas such as ecology, information technology, socialization and globalization.

#Interiors

IN1:
Residential (Interior)
(Built / Concept)

Interior design project featuring innovations in providing the comfortable living environment for inhabitants that characterizes the new models for living.

IN2:
Retail (Interior)
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the perfection and excellence in commercial interior spaces like retail showrooms with innovations as of already known to us.

IN3:
Workplace (Interior)
(Built / Concept)

This award has been instituted to recognize the best projects in corporate interior spaces. Designs that look for the new building dialect to fulfill the utilitarian necessities.

IN4:
Hospitality (Interior)
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the perfection and excellence in commercial interior spaces like hotels, food courts etc with innovations and new design language.

IN5:
Healthcare / Wellness (Interior)
(Built / Concept)

This award has been instituted to recognize the best projects in Wellness interior spaces that look for the new building dialect to fulfill the utilitarian necessities.

#Landscape

LA1:
Private Landscape Project
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the year’s best landscape design project featuring innovations in providing the comfortable private outdoor & indoor open spaces & gardens.

LA2:
Public Landscape Project
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the year’s best landscape design project featuring innovations in providing the comfortable living outdoor environment that characterizes new models for site planning.

#Products

PR1:
Furniture Design
(Built / Concept)

This award recognize the year’s best furniture design either outdoor or indoor that is innovative solution to comfort living and environment.

PR2:
Public Utility
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the best products to be used in our cities by larger part of the visitors to enhance the user experience in public space.

PR3:
Fashion, Lifestyle & Accessories
(Built / Concept)

This award recognizes the perfection and excellence in product design for the fashion, lifestyle, and accessories which define the new trends.

PR4:
Interior Design Elements
(Built / Concept)

This award has been instituted to recognize the best projects in interior design elements which contribute to the comfortable living.