Given the size of the set up at Designuru 3.0 and the supplies that went into its making, the general public have been drawn to it, partaking with it visually, strolling round it curiously. The whole construction was erected with strips of plywood that have been glued collectively together with infill plywood panels of normal sizes. The parts that additional went into adorning the construction have been all waste generated by metropolis dwelling. The design aimed to speak this message and the thought of sustainability to the general public, Architect Leena Kumar stated.
According to her, each man-made merchandise ought to reside its full cycle earlier than it self-destructs to turn into a part of the earth once more. To maintain is to make use of each merchandise to its full life and to waste is to discard it earlier than this lifetime, she states. “When you re-use, you are being creative and giving life to the discarded items until there is no energy left in it and on this depends our future as we have enough for use but not enough for waste”, she factors out.
Over the seven-day competition, the construction served not solely as a logo of artistic reuse of waste but in addition as an interactive place for internet hosting pupil workshops, shows in addition to merely an space to sit down again and ‘Pause’. “The end objective of erecting the structure, besides promoting the concept of sustainability, was also to explore coming up with such public installations across the city built from waste where they would serve as interactive spaces, as avenues where one can merely sit back, pause and reflect on life and the many things that flow within it”, sums up Kumar.
At the top of the competition, the construction was dismantled, solely to seek out its method to yet one more conceptualisation and reuse.