BATHINDA, FEBRUARY 17-Adding another feather to its cap, two students, Harmandeep Singh and Kartar Singh of the 5th year, Bachelor of Architecture of Giani Zail Singh School of Architecture and Planning, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, (MRSPTU), Bathinda won Special Recognition Award at North Zone design competition, “TRANSPARENCE 2019” held at Jaipur recently.

The event was organised by Saint-Gobain Glass India and supported by Ethos in which more than 1000 students from across the zone had participated.

This year theme of Transparence design competition was “RAILPORT- future ready” at Anand Vihar Junction station, New Delhi of Northern Indian Railways. The aim of this design competition was to design a railway station and their precinct that can help user through improved circulation and decrease of conflict areas, thereby making it effective and efficient landmark public area of Anand Vihar junction.

Evaluation Criteria of the design Competition was Concept and design intent, Originality, Area program, Hierarchy of space, efficient use of space, use of renewable resources such as water and energy and Translation of concept to final design.

The eminent jury for the same was Ar. Sanjiv Tandon, Ar. Bimal Kachroo and Ar. Tushar Sogani. The winning team of students were awarded with appreciation certificates.

The team worked under the esteemed guidance of Prof. Jatinder Kaur, Head of the Department, the faculty design team Ar. (Dr.) Bhupinder Pal Singh Dhot, Ar. Amandeep Kaur, Ar. Mitakshi Sharma and Ar. Vishali Parmar. All the faculty members appreciated the splendid performance of the students.

Prof. Jatinder Kaur said that the GZS School of Architecture and Planning, which has been winning design competition awards at Zonal and National level has become a sought after School of Architecture and Planning for studying Architecture.

MRSPTU, Vice-chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Mohan Paul Singh Ishar lauded the efforts and achievements of the student team and the faculty guides of the department. He wished for more of such achievements.

GZSCCET Campus Director cum Dean Academic affairs, Dr. Savina Bansal and MRSPTU Registrar, Dr. Ashish Baldi also congratulated the students for the success and appreciated the efforts put in by the faculty.