Urban Age Award 2014 Neu-Delhi
On 14 November 2014, the 7th Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award was presented in New Delhi. The winning projects Chintan and Goonj shared the 100,000 USD prize money. The keynote speech was given by five-time amateur boxing world champion Mary Kom.
In 2014 there were 135 applications from the Delhi region, reflecting the vibrancy and creativity of Delhi’s citizens in dealing with the social and urban challenges facing their city.
Many projects highlighted the cooperation between the various stakeholders such as social activists, community groups, foundations, architects and designers, local authorities, universities, and governmental organisations.
The submissions represented a diverse range of projects. The initiatives fell into various categories including education, culture, environment, sanitation, public space, transport and recycling.