FOAID started with the idea of celebrating the glory of Indian Architecture & Design. Since its inception, it aims to create a benchmark where the stalwarts & the future designers share a common platform to discuss how the design world has transformed & innovated to create a future of spell bound figures. FOAID is a festival of creative minds to meet & discuss the new facets of the design fraternity. As the world of Architecture is growing leaps & bounds, FOAID promises to create something unique & exclusive for the industry. After covering varied topics in two years, this year we aim to touch upon topics which will focus the future of design space.
The two day festival had a gathering of 3000+ design professionals who actively participated in the festival. The National Conference had a power packed presence with 400+ registered delegates from across the country. The visitors were enthralled to witness the works of stalwarts which were displayed in a 30,000 sqft area at the Design Arena along with the latest innovative products by leading brands.
Creative elements such as fashion show & drama by the architectural students. Art Kitab Cafe, a collection of latest books on design, A blind fold paint act and many more, were enough reasons for FOAID to stand out and celebrate Architecture in its truest sense. All in all the festival truly maintained the spirit of INNOVATION which made FOAID a grand success.
Design Arena: is a power packed space of unique & innovative projects being showcased by the stalwarts of the Design world. Various Architects & Interior Designers from across the country put up their great innovative work. It is a space integrated in FOAID. Its an attempt to give pursuit to the modern & innovative Architecture & Interior Designing in India.
National Conference- 2 day power packed Interactive & Knowledge sharing platform.
Based on the Festival Theme INNOVATION , the main objective of FOAID 2015 National Conference was the development and progress of new strategies that will assist the Interior Design industry and Professionals. The prominent conference covered numerous key topics related to Architecture & Design in the form of panel discussions, presentations , design debates & many more. The speakers of the conference addressed by numerous industry experts and professionals having practical knowledge and experience of the industry. The participants disclosed their valuable thoughts, ideas and research results. A number of Developers, Architects, Consultants, PMC Contractors, Investors & Decision Makers from allied industry joind the National Conference to know about the latest Advancements & Developments of the Industry.
Pecha Kucha : is a japanese word that means chit - chat and is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown in 20 seconds. This means that each speaker will get a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds to get his / her views across. This format, which keeps presentations concise and fast - paced, had multiple speakers expressing their views on few interesting topics. After a super success of FOAID 2015 Pecha Kucha 20/20 will have another evening of fun filled presentations in FOAID 2016.
Architecture Ideas 2.0 - THE COMPETITION FOR PROFESSIONALS:
The aim of this competition is to give a platform to India's young and upcoming Architects and Interior Designers, a chance to showcase their talent. It is also an attempt at creating a meaningful platform that would benefit all the stakeholders.
The Outline & Structure Brief will be provided with the objective to bring out talent & creativity from Young Design Enthusiasts. A brief will be sent upon registration to the Participants. The Brief is created keeping in Mind the Theme of the Festival, "INNOVATION". A 5 senior member jury will shortlist the top 10 designs and then the shortlisted designs will be adjudged further by the Jury Members. The winners will be awarded during the Design Icon Awards on Day 2 of the festival along with an opportunity to display their Projects in the Design Arena.
The competition is intended for young design Enthusiasts practicing in the field of Architecture & Design.