CADD Centre Training Services (P) Limited hosted the grand finale of National Design Competition 2014 recently.
The event hosted the conceptual designs of student participants. Four emerged as winners out of 17 finalists. The winners of civil and architecture stream (Building Design) were Aditya Singh Parihar of Indore and Dhananjay Premraj Patil of Mumbai (Product Design).
The winners were presented with the Best Designer Award and a cash prize of `1 lakh each. The runners-up of the competition were R Biju of Marthandam (Building Design) and Devesh Jangir of Jaipur (Product Design).
The runners-up received a trophy and certificates, along with the cash award of `30,000 each. All the participants of the final round were awarded a Consolation Certificate and a cash prize of `10,000.
The first round of the competition was held at colleges and polytechnics across the country. The second round took place at their nearest CADD Centre premises where 6,000 students, selected out of 1 lakh participants, contested. Students participating in the second round generated orthographic views using AutoCAD software. The third round was a regional round and it had 400 participants selected from the second round.
The third round was conducted at different cities. In this round, students created 3D models of their designs - they used Creo/SolidWorks for Mechanical designs and Revit Arwchitecture for civil and architectural designs. From this round, 17 finalists were selected for the grand finale.