We are pleased to announce the results of 2018 Bentley Institute Student Design Challenge – India.

With hundreds of submissions from across the country, our panel of jurors have selected the best from all the submissions.

Congratulations to all our winners, for their outstanding and inspiring projects.

WINNER:

Bikash Kumar Jena

Central Tool Room Training Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Bikash Kumar Jena from Central Tool Room Training Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha created the winning project for 2018 Student Design Challenge – India. Even though it is a Z- shaped building making it visually aesthetic, the student has ensured that it is feasible for residential use and space wastage was also minimized.

None of the members failed against the loads he applied. He has also considered proper loads and load combinations as per Indian codal guidelines.

1st Runner Up:

Nikita Sharma

Techno India NJR Institute of Technology, Biliya, Rajasthan

The innovative project created by Nikita Sharma, Techno India NJR Institute of Technology, Biliya bagged the position of 1st Runner up. The shape of the building is planned in such a way that it will resist wind force along with the seismic forces.

Beam size, column size and wall thickness were feasible as per her model. Even though we had asked for the staircase cut out, but this student went a step ahead and modeled the staircase and lift well in the residential building.

2nd Runner-up

Gourav Das

Elitte College of Engineering, Kolkata, West Bengal

Gourav Das of Elitte College of Engineering, Kolkata created the project that secured the position of 2nd Runner up. He has modeled a simple G+4 residential building and yet ensured that the building is feasible for residential use without any wastage of space. Staircase cut out and lift well has been provided by him.

Loads were provided as per the Indian design codes. Member design was also appropriate as per Indian codal guidelines.

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