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Meet the winners of the Kohler Bold Design Awards 2022

DEC 2, 2022 | By Team ELLE DECOR India
Winners of The Kohler Bold Design Awards

It’s that time of the year! Eminent veterans and practitioners from the design and architecture fraternity got together for the most awaited awards. For the night where winners were celebrated and honoured with the Golden Pencil Trophy for having victoriously won the KOHLER BOLD DESIGN AWARDS 2022. A successful celebration by Kohler and ELLE DECOR India to honour and encourage talent across India and South Asian countries, the awards provide a platform where the jury members from all across the globe and industries come together, to judge and decide one deserving winner across the 13 categories.


The Extraordinaries

Extraordinaries celebrate everyday infrastructure we use, but sometimes fail to notice. These are projects that break the banality and rejoice the creativity, designers and architects put in the day-to-day spaces that encompass awards for residential, commercial, young and upcoming talent, hospitality public institution and retail.

Commercial award winner: Praveen Bavadekar of Thirdspace Architecture Studio for KLE Headoffice, Belagavi, Karnataka


Residential award winner: Apoorva Shroff of reD Architects for Airavat, Khopoli, Maharashtra


Hospitality award winner: Palinda Kannangara of Palinda Kannangara Architects for Wellness Retreat at Habarana, Habarana Lake, Sri Lanka


Public Institution winner: Yatindra Patil & Vijay Kharade of Craft Narrative for Library Pod, Aurangabad, Maharashtra


Retail award winner: Sachin Shetty of Int-Hab architecture+design studio for Cha Angadi, Bangalore, Karnataka


The Visionaries

The Visionaries are celebrated architects and designers who have the ability to foresee the future and adapt to the changing needs of the community. The awards included, design for the future, the big idea, community harmony, environmental conscious, landscape design, material skill and adaptation and revive and rebuild.

Design for the Future winner: Sanjay Puri of Sanjay Puri Architects for Prestige University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh


The Big Idea winner: Akshat Bhatt of Architecture Discipline for Life CMF


Community Harmony winner: Alex Joseph of Myspace Architects for School in the Dumpyard in Bhalswa, New Delhi


Environmental Conscious winner: Kajal Gupta and Anand R. Kurudi of Studio Motley for House of Earth and Stone


Landscape Design winner: Late Hamid MM and Late Hafeez PK of Zero Studio for Reviving the Spirit of a Place, Kondotty, Kerala


Material and Skill Adaptation winner: Shipra Singhania of Sketch Design Studio for Mud Kothi in Alwar, Rajasthan


Revive and rebuild: Niranjan CW, Vishnu K, Shebin G, Visakh S from ASYLUM