The India Chapter of ACI [IC-ACI] successfully conducted its 2022 Edition of the Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, in April, 2022. There were a total of 16 projects small and large from across the length and breadth of India participating in this years awards. The projects featuring concrete as the main construction material, considered innovations in concrete, the engineering challenges encountered, architectural features as well as  sustainability while deciding the winning projects. These awards are a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators. The Entries were evaluated by an independent panel of industry professionals comprising of Ar. Prem Nath, Er. Atul Bhobe, and Er. Ashwin Moghe.

Projects were submitted across seven categories namely Lower Rise Structures, Mid Rise Structures, High Rise Structures, Infrastructure, Decorative Concrete, Repair and Restoration, and Concrete Flatwork. Two projects were awarded in each category, The event received interesting, technologically challenging and innovative entries, spanning a range of construction and structure types.

The First Place Winners include:

1 Low Rise Structure Terminal Building” LEH Airport, Ladakh Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.
2 Mid Rise Structure Phase 1 & Phase 2 of “Oracle Tech Hub Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Ltd, Bengaluru.
3 High Rise Structure Prestige Jindal City Project (Phase 1) Larsen and Tubro Ltd, Bangalore
4 Infrastructure Kanpur Metro Priority Corridor Project Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., Mumbai
5 Repairs & Restoration Reinforced Lime Concrete Chajja at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi Phase 1 Sanrachana Structural Strengthening Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
6 Decorative Concrete Aquatics Gallery at Gujarat Science City Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat
7  Concrete Flatwork MSPT Proving Ground Facility and Supporting Infrastructure (Test Track Works) at SIPCOT, Cheyyar, Thiruvanamalai Dist. Tamil Nadu Larsen and Toubro Limited,Chennai.

The Second Place winners include:

1 Low Rise Structure Podar International School, Bihar Siddharth Associates,Bihar.
2 Mid Rise Structure L&T Tech Park-1 Project Larsen and Toubro Ltd., Bangalore
3 High Rise Structure Trump Tower Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
4 Infrastructure Elevated viaduct of 7.218 Km (Approx.) length and 7 numbers of Elevated Metro Stations of Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-2, Bangalore, ITD CEMINDIA J V
5 Decorative Concrete The Ferrocement Restaurant Deep Ferro Tech, Nagpur.
6 Concrete Flatwork IKEA Retail Store- Bengaluru Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.

These entries were executed and submitted by some of India’s top Construction companies such as Shapoorji-Pallonji Construction Private Limited, L&T Construction Private Limited, Afcons Infrastructures, ITD CEMINDIA J V, and also by specialty companies such as Deep Ferro Tech, Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd, Siddharth Associates, Sanrachana Structural Strengthening Pvt Ltd, and National Capital Region Transport Corporation.

The First Place Award winners, have been endorsed to compete at the 2022 “Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards” organised by ACI-USA.

India Chapter would like to thank the following Media Partners for their support in publishing this “Awards” Competition news:

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The awards were conducted under the guidance of the IC-ACI President, Mr. Sunny Surlaker, and was spearheaded by IC-ACI Director, Dr. Yogini Deshpande as Convener, with the support of the Board of Direction of IC-ACI.