Mind Rain Architecture Competition

Submission: October 15, 2016
Registration: September 30, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept – India
Prizes: 1st Place ₹25,000, 2nd Prize ₹15,000, 3rd Prize ₹5,000
Type: Students Competition


Design a habitat for a couple who conducts design and creative workshops. They invite students who would stay in a special hostel. You are free to choose a site anywhere in the world. Just make sure that the size of the area you choose is not less than 2 acre (8095 m2).

As both of the inhabitants are artists and architects, they are passionate and indulge in activities like painting, photography, film making and writing. Just make sure that the house and the hostel have–

  • Three bedrooms with attached toilets
  • Living area
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Two studios (one for each artist)
  • Office
  • Exhibition area (to display the artists’ and the students’ works)
  • Library
  • Workshop space for students
  • Accommodation for students – twelve rooms (one toilet for every four rooms)
  • A cottage for an assistant (1 bhk unit)
  • Accommodation for three helpers (rooms, kitchen and toilets)
  • Outdoor workshop space with one common toilet near the space
  • We have no issues if you think any other area needs to be added to this creative hub.


You are free to choose any site on this earth! Just keep the following points in mind –

The total site area should not be less than two acres (8095 m2)

No side of the site should be less than 60 m

The site must boast on exciting, scenic views from at least two sides


First prize –Rs25,000 + certificate and trophy Second Prize – Rs15,000 + certificate and trophy Third Prize – Rs 5,000 + certificate and trophy Five Honorable mentions + certificates


Last date of registration – 15th July
Last date for submission – 31th July, 2016 Results – 1st September, 2016


We don’t want a tall heap of sheets and drawings. Just send us an email with your drawings and sketches with suitable text and explanations.

The sheet size should be A2 (landscape).

Please note that your sheets should be all in PDF format

Please do not send more than 5 sheets.

Feel free to use any medium – drawings can be digital or hand drawn (scanned) but please make them with all your heart so that we look at them and say, ‘yes, these are some good quality drawings!’ “Yes! They are really something to look at!”

We are waiting for your exciting designs! An Architects’ and designers’ community! A ‘wonderland for creative people’ in the most fantastic setting of your choice – snowcapped mountains, green rolling hills, lusty beaches, uncharted forests –design this artists’ hub at any kind of place you find exciting as well as thrilling.

Go to the competition’s website

Date: June 16, 2016