US-based technology giant HP has announced Skyline 2050 – a competition by Designjet large format printers for practicing architects and structural engineers based in India. In this competition, HP is inviting entries from industry wide architects based in India to design skyline of any city of their choice for the year 2050.
Company said that HP Skyline 2050 aims to inspire and empower the architects, designers, innovators and the creators of future by showcasing the power of large format printing. This form of printing is a best fit for a construction firm or an urban infrastructure organization. HP's large format printers provide high quality information to users to explore their creative minds as it is mobile and more collaborative.
“HP's large format printers are considered synonymous with exceptional quality, versatility and robustness. It is our endeavor to constantly reinvent our printing portfolio to meet the evolving needs of our customers. With Skyline 2050, we aim to empower the visionary architects to help them unleash their potential and showcase their creativity by redesigning for a better future of India,” said Devang Karia, Country Manager-Large Format Design, PPS-GSB, HP Inc. India.
“Architects are instrumental in bringing technological innovation to the construction industry, transforming not only how the buildings are made, but also how they are being designed,” said Puneet Chadha, Director Marketing, Graphics Solutions Business Asia Pacific Japan at HP Inc. “As a leader in large-format printing, HP delivers cutting-edge technology built specifically to help design professionals like architects do their jobs with ease and excellence.”
HP said that the entries will be reviewed by eminent jury comprising of internationally renowned architects and design experts. Top three winners of this competition will get Office solution of LFD Printer with HP workstation and Autodesk AEC software. The winners will also get an opportunity to present their designs and interact with industry stalwarts in an award ceremony scheduled to be organised in May 2018.