Submission: September 30, 2022
Registration: September 20, 2022
Prizes: Please see details below
What does Hope mean to you? A Fresh Start, A Second Chance, or to Wish upon a Miracle. Hope is a powerful word that inspires millions of people to stay alive long enough before they figure out how to thrive. Hope is a reassurance that possibilities are endless as long as you believe. Hope is one thing that can help us get through the darkest of times. It forever tells us that tomorrow will be better.
“One you Choose Hope, anything is Possible”
The competition explores the ability of Architecture to create a healing environment that can affect the physical and psychological behavior of the user. It operates between the zone of imagination and reality to reveal new and exciting architectural possibilities. The basic premise is to imagine a space that can create a therapeutic effect on society to an extent that it can evoke a sense of peacefulness to induce positive and emotional feelings.
Our mental health has suffered greatly over the past 80 years. It is so exhausting to live in a society where asking for help equals failure.
“Although the world today is more confident, assertive, entitled- and more miserable than ever before”
Families and individuals are being termed as dysfunctional as though we are machines, where our identity has become a reflection of our success.
The competition explores the ability of architecture to create a healing environment that can affect the physical and psychological behaviour of the user.
“Thoughtful design can, by simply Providing a tranquil space for solace, through its purpose and style heal and improve Mental health ”
The competition operates within the zone of imagination and reality to reveal new and exciting architectural possibilities.
The competition focuses on creating a space for the community that helps them release their underlying emotions while preserving the sanity of the society. The space should be designed to make us healthier, happier, encourage movement, relaxation and have break out areas for the people. Monument of hope offers a space for reflection on our past, present and future. Can we create an architectural manipulation of space that can act as a catalyst in creating a healing environment that may affect the physical and psychological behavior of the user?
There shall be no limitation on site selection like area, geography, topography, etc. Selecting the site is on the sole discretion of the participants. The monument can be placed on any spot on the earth. The teams are required to set up an ideal background for its building, creating a healing environment for the user. Some of us might want to place the monument in the heart of the city or might want to place it on the tip of the mountain or even submerged in the lake or the ocean. It is permissible to place the building anywhere in the world as long as the participants can come up with a storyline or explanation justifying the site selection.
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.
Schedule & Fees
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (15th July – 31st July 2022) For all Participating Teams USD 30 $ (per team)
STANDARD REGISTRATION (31ST JUL – 31ST AUG 2022) For all Participating Teams USD 45$ (per team)
LATE REGISTRATION (31ST AUG – 20TH SEP 2022) For all Participating Teams USD 60$ (per team)
WILD CARD ENTRY (20TH SEP – 30TH SEP 2022) For all Participating Teams
SUBMISSION DEADLINE (30TH SEPTEMBER 2022)