Key Dates

18. 08. 18 SUBMISSIONS OPEN

30. 11. 18 SUBMISSIONS CLOSE

19. 01. 19 AWARDS GALA NIGHT

ELIGIBILITY

The 2018 ADA Awards is open to:

  • The ADA Award is open to all Pakistanis located geographically anywhere in the world
  • Designers and design firms from all disciplines
  • Architects, landscape architects and architectural firms
  • Artists from all disciplines
  • NIC or NICOP of the individual submitting their work is required
  • NTN of the firm submitting their works is required
  • All Projects must have been completed by December 31, 2017
  • Products must be prototyped or in production since the last five years

Categories

Architecture

ALL WORK COMPLETED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2000 – DECEMBER 31, 2017
  1. Residential single family houses
  2. Multi-family residential housing schemes
    • Apartment Buildings, Mass Housing, Community Housing, Gated Housing, Low Income Settlements
  3. Public amenity commercial buildings
    • Office Buildings, Corporate, Banks, Business Houses, Shopping Malls, Shopping Districts
  4. Public amenity hospitality buildings
    • Cinemas, Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Spas and Wellness Centers, Clubs
  5. Public amenity social /community buildings
    • Religious Buildings, Galleries, Libraries, Theatres, Community Centers, Sports Complexes, Museums
  6. Public amenity institutional buildings
    • Schools, University, Vocational Centers, Healthcare Buildings
  7. Industrial buildings
    • Factories, Warehouses
  8. Conservation, restoration & adaptive reuse projects
  9. Interiors
    • Residences, Offices, Retails, Hospitality Industry, Educational Institutes, Healthcare, Leisure Spaces
  10. Public spaces
    • Parks, Green Spaces/Corridors, Piazzas, Streets, Chowks, Zoos, Botanical Gardens

Design

ALL WORK COMPLETED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2013 – DECEMBER 31, 2017
  1. Corporate Design
    • Identity Design [logo/types design, stationery, business collateral]
  2. Communication Design
    • Print Advertisements | Single or Campaign
    • Social Media Graphics | Single or Campaign
    • Calendar
    • Posters
    • Type Design
  3. Packaging
    • Packaging Graphics
    • Labels
    • Retail Bags & Accessories
    • Single or Campaigns/ packaging for events
  4. Information Design
    • Info graphics, Signage, Exhibition Design, Way-finding Systems, User Instructions
  5. Editorial Design
    • Books and/or covers, Magazines, Newspapers, Annual Reports, Art and Exhibition Catalogues
  6. Interactive/Screen Design
    • Websites
    • Applications
    • Software/User-interface
  7. Photography
    • Photojournalism
    • Editorial
    • Advertisements–print and online
    • Product (Published either in print or online)
  8. Illustration
    • Editorial
    • Media Illustration– for periodicals, newspapers, etc.
    • Commercial Illustration- for advertising & media, etc.
    • Illustration in miscellaneous applications
  9. Moving Image
    • Animation shorts (3 minutes or less)
    • Animation for online usage, events, retail etc.
    • Animation long (3-5 minutes)
    • Docufilms-online, events, retail etc
    • Music Video (Maximum 5 minutes)
    • Movie Trailers
  10. Industrial Design/ Product Design
    • Products for various uses | Personal &/or Commercial use
    • Home products
    • Furniture
    • Miscellaneous usage

Art

ALL WORK COMPLETED BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2107
  1. 2D Works (Drawing/ Painting)
  2. 3D Works (Sculpture/ Objects)
  3. Ceramics
  4. Print Making
  5. Photography
  6. New Media
  7. Video Art 
  8. Performance Art
  9. Site Specific

COMPETITION DETAILS

GUIDELINES

ONLY ONLINE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE
CONSIDERED FOR THE ADA AWARDS 2018-19

  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 PM PST on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
  • Full payment must be received by the submission deadline. Entries submitted without the appropriate submission fee will not be eligible for judging. Payments are only accepted online.
  • All entries must be in the form of a SINGLE PDF document not exceeding 25MB. All images must be jpg format, at least 300 dpi. Project descriptions and images must NOT contain the name or logo of the designer, architect, firm, company, artist, client or manufacturer.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

[PLEASE READ THESE REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY AS NON-COMPLIANCE CAN BE A CAUSE OF ELIMINATION]
  • A single PDF document is the only submission that will be allowed. This project details (images) must NOT contain the name or logo of the designer, architect, artist, firm, company, client or manufacturer (except in the case the client name is part of the design, for example, logo design). The firm/individual name and details will appear ONLY at the END of the PDF document and NO WHERE ELSE. The PDF document must not exceed 25 MB
  • TO BE INCLUDED AT THE END OF THE PDF DOCUMENT:

    • Project Description: **THIS IS A REQUIREMENT**. Write a narrative for the project (not exceeding 500 words) including objectives and how they were met, design challenges, technological and/or material innovations, social and environmental impact. Project descriptions must NOT contain the name or logo of the designer, architect, firm, company, client or manufacturer. Project description should be included at the END of the PDF document. The PDF document must not exceed 25 MB.
    • Short résumé/bio/introduction **THIS IS A REQUIREMENT**. Write a short description of the firm/ individual (max 300 words) at the END of the PDF document. This text should be included ONLY on the LAST PAGE of the PDF document.
  • Images: You may submit up to 20 images and/or drawings/renderings (at least 300 dpi) in the document. All images must be placed in a single PDF document not exceeding 25MB
  • Video: Entrants are encouraged to share videos of their work that help to communicate the project. Videos should be uploaded to Vimeo/YouTube and links to the videos should be mentioned in the PDF document.
  • One single category upload MUST NOT EXCEED 25 MB.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • All information and requested materials must be provided or the submission will be disqualified without notice or return of payment.
  • Works are excluded from the competition if their presentation would infringe any right(s).
  • The entrant authorizes ADA to publish the submission in the print edition of ADA Magazine, on adapk.com, and any websites affiliated with the ADA Awards competition. The submission may be reproduced, in whole or in part, for editorial and promotional purposes.
  • No refunds will be issued under any circumstances. Submissions become the property of ADA.

REGITSRATION FEES

Individual

PKR 5,000 per submission (if paying from outside Pakistan, PKR will be converted to your local currency)

Firm

PKR 8,000 per submission (if paying from outside Pakistan, PKR will be converted to your local currency)

Partners

  • SUPPORTED BY

  • Founding Partner

  • Lead Partner

  • Institutional Partner

  • Media partner

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