The Drawing Board is a national level platform for architecture students. Conceptualised, developed and conducted by Rohan Builders and Mindspace Architects, it is a perfect way for budding architecture talent to showcase their skills, knowledge and understanding of their craft.
Hosted annually once in the Oxford of east - Pune city, the competition finale itself is a one day gala affair where eminent juries from different countries guide students and eventually help them become the star architects that they can be.

TDB 2018

It is extremely important for architects to get in to the social realm and design designs which are meant to explore thoughts and learn. Architects journey is like a marathon. - this quote by our jurors sums up why an architecture student should participate in TDB. The design challenge of TDB 2018 - Parvati Hills - is a famous landmark in Pune as well as a historical place of importance carrying legacy of hundreds of years with it. View more about it at....See more

TDB 2017

A site spread across 4145.0 sq.m. and located on the banks of Mula River was the design challenge site for TDB 2017 edition. It is a place where the water level changes seasonally & the proposed solution building from students was expected to “expand and contract “as a reaction to this changing water level. A place, where people can gather together, celebrate nature or just enjoy its tranquility.....See more

TDB 2016

The design challenge focused on a small settlement of coppersmiths who flourished under the royal patronage of The Peshwas. We at Rohan Builders wanted to find, whether modern architecture can be used to improve the living conditions of the Coppersmiths, aka Tambats. Thus started the quest of many architecture students from across India, to test their radical ideas in finding solutions for real world challenges. Read more for the 2nd & 3rd edition....See more


Ar. Ernesto Bedmar
Ernesto Bedmar Architects, Singapore...View More
Ar. Palinda Kannangara
Palinda Kannangara Architects, Srilanka..View More
Ar. Sanjay Mohe
Mindspace Architects, Bangalore..View More

TDB Timeline

  • Registration Start july 26, 2019
  • Submission DayAug 27, 2019
  • Shortlisted Entries Aug 30, 2019
  • final Presentation Sep 7, 2019