Takbir Fatima, the 32-year-old London-educated founder of DesignAware, a company that creates awareness through liveable, wearable, usable, accessible and responsible design, has been awarded the Emerging Architect of the Year 2016 by the NDTV Design & Architecture Awards. Takbir is the only woman to have received this award. The ceremony took place on Friday, 20 January, in Mumbai.

NDTV launched its fourth edition of the Design & Architecture Awards 2016, in partnership with Grohe, Europe’s largest and the world’s leading premium single-brand manufacturer and supplier of sanitary fittings.


These highly coveted awards focuses on the complexities of building project from a design, aesthetic, sustainability and conservation perspective, as well as a strong sense of purpose.

The awards takes a collective view of the results confidentially selected after rigorous assessment by the Jury comprising of eminent architects & interior designers.

The advisory partners for the awards are DSP, CP Kukreja and C N Raghavendran. We hope to continue our journey of honouring and celebrating the highest standards of architecture.

The details of the awards are on the NDTV DAA website: http://sites.ndtv.com/daawards/


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