Awards & Recognitions

  • Expert Recommendation for Lonely Planet Guide – Punjab; Sep 2018
    Invited to contribute for the ‘Expert Recommendation Section’ on Architectural Landmarks for Lonely Planet Guide on Punjab.
  • Master Class in Architectural Writing, BMS School of Architecture, Bengaluru; 24th Sep–26th Sep, 2018
    Invited to conduct a three-day Master Class in Architectural Writing at BMS School of Architecture, Bengaluru.
    Being felicitated by the BMS School of Architecture Day 1 Day 1 - Analysis of some architectural writings Day 2 Day 3- Reviewing the assignments by the students With the workshop participants
  • Part of the four-member Indian Delegation of Journalists invited for an Architecture and Design Media Visit, organised by the Finland Government in Helsinki; 10th14th Sep, 2018
    Invited by the Finland Government for an architectural and design media visit of a select group of Indian journalists, organised in Helsinki.
    At a dinner meet of journalists' delegations from other countries With the Head of Archives, Museum of Finnish Architecture With a member of the Finland Government Lunch meet with member of the Finland Government At the Helsinki Design Week
  • Featured on ‘ArchitectureLive!: Architects who do more’; Aug 2018
    Featured in the series of ‘Architects Who Do More’ on Architecture Live!, an Indian portal on architecture and design.
    http://www.posts.architecturelive.in/architects-who-do-more-communications-i-believe-should-be-an-essential-part-of-our-architectural-training-apurva-bose-dutta/
  • Guest Speaker, OMAH Library, Jakarta; 18th July, 2018
    Invited as a speaker to speak on the book, ARCHITECTURAL VOICES OF INDIA: A Blend of Contemporary and Traditional Ethos, organised by OMAH in Jakarta.
    An evening of interactions on architecture and Architectural Voices of India Post the event
  • Featured on ‘Sqrfactor – Building Community Network: A Dialogue’; May 2018
    A conversation on architecture, architecture writing, the need of a digital network and how it can help the architecture community to connect, communicate and stay updated with the latest innovations.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aI7OfyLS6Ws
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nEMj19fIWo
  • Featured in THE INDIAN EXPRESS – New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmadabad, Pune and Chandigarh editions; 28th May 2018
    Featured in the leading national daily of India.
    The Indian Express, 28th May 2018
  • Featured in THE TRIBUNE – Chandigarh and Punjab Editions; 14th Apr 2018
    Featured in the largest-selling national daily of North India.
    The Chd Tribune, 14th April 2018
  • Interviewed for MILLIONAIREASIA INDIA, Gurgaon;  Mar–Apr, 2018
    Views were incorporated for an article on future home and office spaces.
  • Award Ceremony, IIID Anchor Awards 2017, Sri Lanka; 25th Mar, 2018
    Part of the Award Ceremony for Design Excellence Awards 2017 at Sri Lanka, hosted by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers and Anchor by Panasonic at Heritance Kandalama, an architectural marvel by Ar. Geoffery Bawa.
    With some of the Jury Members With the Jury Members and Awardees Presenting an awardHonouring the awardees
  • Co-Editor, WINNERS OF BREAST CANCER: Stories of Courage, Grit, and Hope, Mar 2018
    Worked as the Co-Editor for a book on Breast Cancer, brought out by Prof.(Dr.) S.M.Bose (Former Senior Professor and Head of Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh and President of Association of Surgeons of India) and published by Good Times Books.
    Book Launch at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh by eminent dignitaries from the medical field and Padma Shri Shovana Narayan Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta (Co-Editor) with Dr.S.M. Bose (Editor) at the Book Launch Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta (Co-Editor) with Dr.S.M. Bose (Editor) at the Book Launch

    Write-up on WINNERS OF BREAST CANCER, published in the health community
    on ‘SHEROES’, Apr 2018
    Sheroes - Winners of Breast Cancer Sheroes - Winners of Breast Cancer
  • Panelist, Kerala Literature Festival 2018, Kozhikode; 8th–11th February, 2018
    Invited as a panelist for the first-ever panel on architecture in a literary fest in India, at the Kerala Literature Festival, KLF 2018, the second largest literature festival of Asia. (Pictures: Courtesy DC Kizhakemuri Foundation)
    Panel Discussion with Ar. Prashant G Pole, Ar. Bijoy Ramachandran & Ar. Tony Joseph Panel Discussion with Ar. Prashant G Pole, Ar. Bijoy Ramachandran & Ar. Tony Joseph Panel Discussion with Ar. Prashant G Pole, Ar. Bijoy Ramachandran & Ar. Tony Joseph
  • Featured in Hindustan Times – Chandigarh and Punjab Editions; 30th Dec 2017
    Featured in the national daily of India
    Hindustan Times - Chandigarh and Punjab Editions - 30th Dec 2017
  • Jury Member, IIID Anchor Awards 2017, Udaipur; 15th-16th Dec, 2017
    Invited as a jury member for Design Excellence Awards 2017 organised at Udaipur by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers, and Anchor by Panasonic.
    With all the Jury Members With the Jury Members
  • Moderator, Panel Discussion, 34th National Convention (NATCON) organised by the Indian Institute of Architects, Bhubaneswar; 7th-9th Dec, 2017
    Invited to moderate the panel discussion on Socio-Cultural Imprint of a City at NATCONorganised by the Indian Institute of Architects in Bhubaneswar.
    During the Panel Discussion During the Panel DiscussionBeing Felicitated for the Panel Discussion
  • Interviewed for an article for THE HINDU, Hyderabad;  16th Nov, 2017
    Views were incorporated for an article on architectural journalism for the national daily.
    The Hindu - 16th Nov 2017
  • Guest Speaker, WADe Asia & CIAMBIZ India, Gurugram;  28th-29th Oct, 2017
    Invited as a speaker to speak on the book,  ARCHITECTURAL VOICES OF INDIA: A Blend of Contemporary and Traditional Ethos, organised by WADe India in Gurugram.
    Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta speaking on her book (Pic courtesy: Surfaces Reporter)
  • Jury Member, ACETECH 2017, Bengaluru; Oct 2017
    Invited as a jury member for the “Grand Stand Jury” organised by The Economic Times ACETECH 2017 in Bengaluru.
    ACETECH Jury Member
  • Guest Speaker, “Avenues Ahead”, BMS College of Architecture, Bengaluru; Sep 2017
    Invited as a guest speaker for Presentation and Panel discussion as part of Institute-Industry-Interaction Series, “AVENUES AHEAD”organised at  BMS School of Architecture, Bengaluru.
    Delivering the Talk
  • Emcee and In-house Writer, Monsoon Architecture Festival 2017, Kerala; 21st-22nd Apr, 2017
    Appointed the master of ceremony and in-house writer of this international conference hosted by the Indian Institute of Architects in Kochi. Was responsible for scripting and conducting the event as the emcee over the two days of the festival and also, for the in-house coverage of the event.
    Hosting the Monsoon Architecture Festival 2017Hosting the Monsoon Architecture Festival 2017
  • Interviewed for Vowels; Jan 2017
    Interviewed for an architectural online portal.
    www.vowelsindia.com/InnoVault/?project=ar-apurva-bose-dutta-journalist
  • Part of the two-member Indian Delegation invited for an International Media Visit organised by the Australian Government in Melbourne; 12th–20th Nov, 2016
    Invited by the Australian Government to represent the Indian delegation for an International Media Visit of Architectural Writers, organised in Melbourne.
    At RMIT Design Hub, designed by Sean GodsellWith the delegates from the other countriesWith members of the Australian Government
  • Guest Speaker, Zonal NASA 2016, Bengaluru; 9th–11th Oct; 2016
    Invited as a guest speaker for Zonal NASA 2016 organised at  Acharya’s NRV School of Architecture, Bengaluru.
  • Jury Member, Architectural Journalism Trophy, Zonal NASA 2016; Oct 2016
    Invited as a jury member for the architectural journalism trophy organised as part of Zonal NASA 2016 at  Acharya’s NRV School of Architecture, Bengaluru.
  • Guest Speaker and Panellist, ArchCult 2016: Annual symposium of the Dept of Architecture, NIT Trichy; 11th–13th March, 2016
    Invited as a guest speaker and as a panel member for the panel discussion, for a symposium for architecture professionals and architecture students.Being felicitated by NIT Trichy
  • Workshop on Architectural Journalism, 58th Annual NASA Convention; 31st Jan5th Feb, 2016
    Invited to conduct a four-day workshop on architectural journalism at the Annual NASA Convention, involving students and professionals from all the schools of architecture in India, held at GCPIA, Surat.
    Felicitation by the Principal, GCPIA, Surat With a few of the workshop students
  • Featured on ‘SHEROES’; Jan 2016
    Featured in this on line portal that highlights successful women professional.
    www.sheroes.in/articles/exploring-architectural-journalism-as-a-career/MTM1Mw
  • Awarded for ‘Excellence in Architectural Journalism’; July 2015
    Instituted by the Kich & Neki Group, India’s acclaimed architectural hardware brand, the award ceremony in Mumbai recognised ‘Architects Beyond Architecture’— architects who have diversified into the profession’s sub-fields to contribute to it.
    Receiving the Award from Architect Prem NathWith the other awardeesNews coverage in Design Matrix
  • Featured on ‘HER.YOURSTORY.COM’; July 2015
    Featured in this on line portal that features woman achievers.
    https://yourstory.com/2015/07/apurva-bose-dutta
  • Featured on ‘Gallopper: Trailblazers’; June 2015
    Featured as a ‘Trailblazer’ on Gallopper, an Indian portal for construction and building industry professionals.
    www.gallopper.com/trail-blazer-apurva-bose-dutta/
  • Correspondent/Reviewer, Research Journal of Architecture; Dec 2014
    Invited to review articles in this bi-annual journal dedicated to research and analysis in the architecture profession and published by the research cell of Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh.
  • Featured on ‘Architecture Live!:Women Special’; Mar 2014
    Featured in the ‘Women’s Special’ on Architecture Live!, an Indian portal on architecture and design.
    www.posts.architecturelive.in/apurva-bose-dutta
  • Media Advisor, Content Writer and Emcee, Young Architects Festival, Kerala; 21st-22nd Feb, 2014
    Appointed the media advisor, content writer and master of ceremony of this national annual event of the Indian Institute of Architects held in Kochi. Was entrusted with the responsibility of writing all necessary content related to the event, publicising the event (through pre and post coverage) in various architectural/interior/construction magazines/websites and portals. Was also responsible for scripting and conducting the event as the emcee over the two days of the festival.
    Souvenir Introduction; Theme – BE THE CHANGE

    Felicitation by IIA National Body Emcee of the event Emcee of the event Emcee of the eventFelicitation by IIA
  • Oration on Architectural Journalism: The profession in India; Sep 2013
    Invited as a speaker by A3 foundation, India to deliver an oration for its conference in Chandigarh on the ‘Need and Future of Architectural Journalism’.
    Delivering the oration
  • Conference Convenor, Conference on ‘Need and Future of Architectural Journalism’; Sep 2013
    Appointed the conference convenor for a conference being organised by the A3 Foundation in Chandigarh on architectural journalism.
  • Jury Member, Architectural Journalism Trophy; Zonal NASA 2013, Sep 2013
    Invited as a jury member for the architectural journalism trophy organised as part of Zonal NASA 2013 at University School of Design, Mysore.
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Indian Institute of Architects; Aug 2013
    Appointed the guest editor for a special issue of the in-house journal of IIA. I was entrusted with the responsibility of single-handedly selecting a theme, conceptualising the complete issue, ideating on the various sections to be included as a part of this issue, sourcing and coordinating material from professionals as well as students, editing them and supervising the layouts. For this special issue, I chose the theme of architectural journalism. This was the first magazine issue in India to be dedicated entirely to architectural journalism.
    Editorial; JIIA, Aug 2013
    Testimonials: JIIA, Aug 2013
  • Talk on Architectural Journalism: Reading and Writing Architecture; Aug 2012
    Delivered a talk on architectural journalism at Dayananad College of Engineering (DSCE), Bengaluru.
  • Correspondent/Reviewer, Research Journal of Architecture; June 2012
    Invited to review articles in this bi-annual journal dedicated to research and analysis in the architecture profession and published by the research cell of Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh.
  • Media Advisor and Emcee, Young Architects Festival, Chandigarh; 14th-16th Oct, 2011
    Appointed the media advisor of this national event of the Indian Institute of Architects, and was entrusted with the responsibility of the pre release publication of the event in various architectural/interior/construction magazines. I was also given the responsibility of scripting and hosting the three days’ conference in Chandigarh.
    Felicitation by IIA National BodyHosting the event
  • Interviewed for Nostalgia 2011: 50 years of CCA; Oct 2011
    Interviewed for a coffee table book launched on the golden jubilee celebrations of Chandigarh College of Architecture at Chandigarh.
  • Work displayed at Chandigarh College of Architecture; Oct 2011
    A collage of my works was displayed as a part of the alumni work section on the golden jubilee celebrations of Chandigarh College of Architecture at Chandigarh.
    Collage
  • Talk on Architectural Journalism: A New Realm of Architecture; Apr 2011
    Delivered a talk for the architectural students and faculty on architectural journalism at M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bengaluru.
  • Featured in ‘Glazette—India’s leading Glass portal’; Mar 2011
    Featured in ‘Glazette’ as a part of ‘Women’s Week Special’.
    www.glazette.com/women-architects-apurva-bose.php
  • Talk on Architectural Journalism: An Unexplored Profession; Jan 2011
    Delivered a presentation on the new subject of architectural journalism at The Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM), Bengaluru.
    http://www.iijnm.org/visitors-rept.html#apurva
    Delivering the talk
  • Awarded for Creative Excellence in Architectural Journalism; Oct 2010
    Was the youngest award winner of this recognition, constituted by First Friday Forum (an organisation for interactive propagation of creativity and culture) and co-hosted by Chandigarh College of Architecture.
    Receiving the award from Dr S.S.Bhatti News coverage in Archi Times, Karachi Citation
  • Oration on Architectural Journalism: A new-fangled discipline; Oct 2010
    Invited as a guest speaker by First Friday Forum (FFF) and Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA), India, to deliver an oration on the occasion of the annual awards ceremony of FFF, and as a part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of CCA.
    PanellistsNews coverage in Hindustan Times
  • Jury Member, Debate on ‘Should Chandigarh contemplate the global skyline’; Oct 2010
    Invited as a jury member for a debate that was organised as a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of Chandigarh College of Architecture at Chandigarh.
  • A3F award in Architectural Journalism for the year 2009–2010; Sep 2009
    Was the first recipient of the award, constituted by A3 foundation—an organization promoting sustainable art and architecture in northern India.
    Receiving the award from Ar S D Sharma News coverage in THE INDIA POST Certificate-of-Merit
  • Presentation on Disaster Management; April 2009
    Invited as a guest speaker by ESI Hospital, Bengaluru, India to deliver a lecture on ‘Disaster Management’.

    Certificate