‘To live is to travel.’
Humans are nomadic by instinct.
In the broader evolution of humankind through time, the notion of settling right down to make home and hearth is comparatively a recent phenomenon that has created more problems than solved for the species.
Humans have survived in spite of the many sorts of climatic events, natural disasters, disease, and epidemics visiting us, making life and living fragile and impermanent.
This may often be leading to the entire extinction of settlements, forced migrations, and therefore the got to make fresh beginnings.
‘We haven’t inherited the world from our fathers, we are borrowing it from our youngsters .’
To live consonant with other sorts of life on earth and with nature as an entire should have come naturally to us, but that has not been the case. especially , the damage was done by the unprecedented pace of change over the last century approximately has brought us face to face with the precipice that we discover ourselves within the midst of.
The world’s urban population already at quite 50% of the entire world population is projected to multiply many folds within the very near future. As a species, a nervous one at the present , are we ready or equipped to face the challenge of this magnitude or is our response getting to be like always; finding yet one more solution to a drag created by a previous solution?
‘…. Progress is that the realization of utopias.’
We have the liberty to revisit the evolutionary choices made by our forefathers, we’ve the liberty to question the wisdom of our stationery, sedentary and artificial lifestyle that we are trapped in. we’ve the choice to fall in line with other sorts of life that inhabit the earth earth
and restart living consonant with the immediate and distant natural forces. Reality or Utopia?
The ongoing Corona Pandemic has brought into sharp focus the fragility of the human condition. especially , it’s reminded us of the necessity to be prepared for adjusting the way we live and organize our habitat, to be ever able to adapt to myriad challenges caused by the unpredictable forces of nature or by the self-destructive actions of humans.
‘Creativity is intelligence having fun.’
Here may be a challenge for designers of all age groups, nationalities, etc. to unleash their unlimited imagination and artistic abilities and marry them with cutting-edge evolving
Brief: to style an idea of Mobitecture – ‘Habitat on the move.’ It might be a tool for living with no wheels, one or two wheels, three wheels, four wheels or more, might be water, ice, or airborne. It might be none of those , a mixture of any or all of those .
Powered by hands, feet, propellers, sun, wind in conjunction with means and mediums mechanical, digital, robotic, or AI-driven.
‘Any sufficiently advanced technology is
indistinguishable from magic.’
User group: Here is your chance to make the magic of a peripatetic lifestyle for an imaginary family of 4 while catering to their basic needs within a maximum area of 10 sq. meters.
Download the information related to this competition here.
TitleMobitecture – Habitat on the move
TypeCompetition Announcement (Student Competitions)
Registration DeadlineJuly 31, 2021 12:00 AM
Submission DeadlineAugust 01, 2021 12:00 AM