The Smart Space Awards 2022, were an astounding success held on the 20th of April, in conjunction with the Smart Home Expo, India’s largest tradeshow and conference catering to the Smart Home Technology brands and fanatics across the globe.
The awards function was hosted at the Jio World Convention Center and was organized by the IIID Mumbai Regional Chapter, a representative of the Interior Design fraternity in India. The ceremony aimed to combine the concepts of interior design & architecture with smart living and recognize excellent talents in the integration of smart technology into residential and commercial projects. “Live Smart. Live Well”, was the main theme followed across all six award categories.
This event presented a great opportunity for Interior Designers, Architects, and System Integrators to show off their creativity and vision in the use of technology to build a smart space.
The Smart Space Awards Jury included :
- AR. Chandrashekar Kanetkar, Principal Architect, Chandrashekhar Design Inc.
- AR. Alfaz Miller, Principal Architect, ABM Architects
- AR. Alhad Gore, Managing Partner, Beyond Design Architects & Consultants
- AR. Sonal Sancheti, Partner, Opolis
- Mr. Mehul Kamdar, Founder, Azure Technologies
- AR. Prashant Sutaria, Principal Architect, Prashant Sutaria Architects (Awards Coordinator)
The focus of the awards placed on aesthetics, functionality, technology integration, and the creation of a functional, secure, and sustainable project. The jury had an array of strong contenders to choose from and many of the nominations delivered excellent projects, meeting the jury’s criteria.
The winners of each category are listed below ;
Category : Architect & Interior Designer
Residential Villa Winner: Ar. Ravi Bathula, The Design
Residential Apartment: Ar. Abishek Reddi, Higher Archy
Commercial Office: ID.Pratik Sidhpura & Devang Patel, P&D Associates
Commercial Retail: Ar. Dhaval Rangani, I-con Architects & Urban Planners
Hospitality Hotel: Ar. Dhairyasheel Powar, Unitecture
Hospitality Restaurant & Cafe: Ar. Kunal Warade, The Forum of Architecture & Planners Studio
Category: System Integrator
Residential Villa Winner: Mr. Harsh Mehta, Managing Partner Future automations solutions
Residential Apartment: Ms. Monica Parikh & Mr. Harshul Parikh, Trescent Lifestyle
Commercial Office: Mr. Alok Hada, Anusha Technovision
Commercial Retail: Mr. Bhavesh Doshi, Entelechy Systems
Hospitality Hotel: Mr. Alok Hada, Anusha Technovision
Hospitality Restaurant & Cafe: Mr. Kamlesh Vithalani
Recreational space: Mr. Mihir Shah, Light, and Magic Automation Pvt. Ltd.
The winners along with the first & second runner-up, each received a trophy and certificate of appreciation as well as a gift hamper sponsored by industry giants Lutron & Hogar.
ABOUT THE AWARDS
The Smart Space Awards 2022 (in Association with IIID Mumbai Regional Chapter) ceremony is part of the Smart Home Expo, India’s largest and only exhibition on Smart Home Technology, Home/Building Automation, and AV. The Smart Spaces Awards combine the concepts of Interior Design / Architecture and Smart Living, to reward outstanding achievements in the incorporation of smart technology into residential and commercial projects.
These awards provide an excellent opportunity for Interior Designers, Architects, and System Integrators to demonstrate their creativity and imagination in the use of technology to create a smart space.