Kochi Metro Rail Limited is organizing an architectural design competition for the upcoming ferry terminals of Kochi Water Metro. In line with Kochi’s objective of adopting more sustainable mass public transport options, Kochi Water Metro is planning to develop two new ferry terminals at Vyttila and Fort Kochi, the construction of which is expected to be completed in 2018.
The participants could present their designs either individually or as a team, not exceeding 4 members. The competition is also open to architectural firms, architectural students and schools & colleges offering architecture/design studies. The registration for the competition would commence on 20th August`17 and conclude on 10th September`17. The designs should be prepared to bear in mind the environment the terminals would be located in, and should also have the potential to transform the location into an iconic landmark.
The results of the competition will be published on 10th October 2017. The 1st prize-winner will be offered prize money worth Rs.50000/- whereas the Runner-up will be offered prize money worth Rs.25000/-. In addition, the name of the Architect/Firm will be displayed on the respective ferry terminals.