Submission: February 28, 2021
Registration: February 28, 2021
Prizes: Please see details below
Life as humans are transient and momentary in the Cosmos. To be human is to know that you are not forever and with this idea lies a hope that our lives extend beyond the grave. The belief in afterlife runs psychologically deep and it is a reflection of an idea that our mind, our memories, our emotions, our desires are distinct and separate from our physical existence and stems from a longing that we exist perhaps even as immaterial souls.
The idea proposes an imaginative typology of a terminal space that permits the transfer of souls to either heaven or hell. The design concept explores various different theories of philosophy and expresses it through proposing a creation of an imaginative typology for all belief systems that serves as an arrival space for all souls before they embark on their journey of afterlife.
The competition explores a fictional typology of architecture based on the designer’s imagination and visual realization of Un-Built environments. This whimsical competition operates within the zone of imagination and reality to reveal new and exciting architectural possibilities.
The competition focuses on a non-denominational space for all souls, where they are assigned their places in either heaven or hell. According to widely common views in various cultures, heaven and hell are essentially deserved compensation for the kind of earthly lives we live. The idea proposes an imaginative typology of a terminal space that permits the transfer of souls to either heaven or hell. The design concept explores various different theories of philosophy and expresses it through proposing a creation of an imaginative typology for all belief systems that serves as an arrival space for all souls before they embark on their journey of afterlife.
The terminal represents the gateway for all the souls entering into the afterlife designed as a symbolic structure embracing death and exuding beauty, peace and a sense of intrigue. Representing a connection between the living and the dead, the terminal is a celebration of the beginning of the soul’s journey into their afterlife.
Approx. Annual Traffic: 550,00,000 souls
Per day Traffic: 1,50,000 souls
Per Hour Traffic: 6,250 souls / hour
The competition is open to all (Students and Professionals); Architects, Designers, Visualizers and all prospective candidates, irrespective of their professions or qualifications, to join the competition and present their ideas. ORORIndividual2 Persons3 PersonsParticipants are free to submit multiple entries but each entry needs to be registered with a separate email ID and separate entry code will be allotted to each entry. Alongside individual entries, team entries are also allowed. You can Participate individually or as a team. A team can have a maximum of three participants. Interdisciplinary teams are also welcome to join. There is no age limit, however, entrants under 18 years of age must be lead or entered by someone over the age of 18.