NAME: Sohan Kadam (@so.hannn [IG] )
COLLEGE – BVCOA
CATEGORY: Special Building
PUBLISHED BY: ARCHIPEDIA
A tragic incident shook Beirut on the 4th of August 2020, hence the intervention aims to create a space that celebrates the living memory of the deceased and nurtures it in the form of trees mentioning the names of the deceased on the trunk of each tree. The mound or the shell blurs the boundary between the built and the unbuilt, making the transition seamless.
The triangular panels of the central installation shatter and then would gradually re-assemble forming a sphere, symbolizing people coming together. This process of defragmentation would take place each day at 6 pm, the time at which the blast took place.