The Ministry of Defence, Government of India has conceived a National Memorial in order to honour the memory of all soldiers and their sacrifice. The Memorial is envisaged at a central location in the national capital as a structure and space depicting the solemnity of the purpose. As a tribute to the brave, it would combine architectural aesthetics and public sentiment, and serve as a place for people to show their respect for the soldiers for their extraordinary efforts to protect the nation. The selected site is located in the heart of New Delhi, within the C-Hexagon of New Delhi and lies in the close vicinity of India Gate and Chattri. An International Design Competition is proposed for the design and implementation of this commemorative National Memorial.

Stage One

This will be a two stage contest. Competitors will be required to submit their Stage 1 entries on, and the top nine entries selected from the Stage 1 submissions will be eligible to participate in the Stage 2 of the contest. Each of the shortlisted nine entries from Stage 1 will be eligible for a prize of USD 2,000 on submission of Stage 2 entry.

Stage Two

Selected nine Entries/Participants will be asked to submit detailed designs, including 3D Models and will be required to give a presentation before the jury on an assigned date. This global competition is open to all Designers having at least one team member as a qualified registered architect.

Prize Money

The top three winners will be eligible for awards of USD 30,000 (first prize), USD 25,000 (second prize) and USD 20,000 (third prize).

Last Date of Online Submission for Stage 1:- 4th October 2016 till 12:30 p.m..

Referral Documents for the Competition1NOTE 2 - If user is submitting the entry as a team, he/she need to give his/her affiliation on team creation page while creating the team.

Jury for Global Design Competition for National War Memorial

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  • 1. NOTE 1 - If user is submitting the entry as individual, he/she need to give his/her Affiliation/ Architect Registration Number. Type #Affiliation – Architect Registration Number in comment box while submitting the entry.