Submission: March 31, 2023
Registration: March 31, 2023
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see the details below
Type: Open


The Indian Institute of Architects, Cochin (IIA, Cochin), cordially invites Architects from around the world to participate in the MONSOON ARCHITECTURE AWARDS – 2023 (MAA).

The awards were instituted in 2017 as a part of the Living Monsoon Program of IIA, Cochin. The objective of the awards is to recognize the recent best architectural projects from the Monsoon Climatic Region of the world in the last 6 years. Projects are invited from Architects worldwide, who have done exemplary works in the Monsoon Climatic region; designs which are resilient and sensitive to Climate, Environment and Society.

Award Categories

Category A – Single Family Residential
Category B – Multiple Family Residential
Category C – Leisure / Resort / Hospitality
Category D – Institutions / Work Places
Category E – Public Spaces (Above 300 sq.m)
Eminent jury of international repute will evaluate participating projects. The jury for this year is Ar. Palinda Kannagara from Sri Lanka, Prof. Ar. Rafiq Azam from Bangladesh, Ar. Hirante Welandawe from Sri Lanka, Ar. Achmad Tardiyana from Indonesia. The winners from each category shall take home USD 1500 and citations shall be awarded USD 750. The winners of each category may also be felicitated at the Monsoon Architecture Festival (MAF) to be held on the 28th and 29th of April 2023 at the 5-star premises of Le Meridien, Kochi, India.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participating Architects shall be members of the recognized Council or Association or Institute or Society of Architects in their country of practice.
  • Projects should be located in the Tropical Monsoon or Tropical Rainforest regions of the world (ref: Koppen Geiger Climate Classification) and shall be completed in the last 6 years (10 April 2017-present)

Please note: There is no limit for the number of entries from each applicant and there is no submission fee.

For any queries, write to: livingmonsoon.iiacochin@gmail.com
OR call at : +91 8848968992
Categories: Architecture, Awards, Open
Date: March 18, 2023