Shortlisted Emerging Woman Architect of the Year, Amritha Ballal’s practice SpaceMatters has been shortlisted to masterplan the Nalanda University campus in India
The New Delhi-based studio has teamed up with Norwegian stars Snøhetta in a competition to masterplan and design a new campus 10 km from the ancient Nalanda University site in north east India.
Brits Allies and Morrison has also made the eight strong shortlist, teaming up with Indian practice Hundred Hands.
Nalanda University launched the architectural competition to masterplan its campus back in November 2012. International practices were urged to team up with local Indian practices for the competition.
The full list of shortlisted practices:
- CP Kukreja Associates
- Hundred Hands and Allies & Morrison
- Opolis and Maki & Associates
- Raj Rewal Associates, Dulal Mukherjee & Associates and Arun Rewal Associates
- Sikka Associates Architects and Atkins China
- Space Matters, Space Design Consultants and Snohetta
- Vastu Shilpa Consultants
- Virender Khanna & Associates and IDOM Ingenieria