Modernism is known as the Post War architecture style that dominated structures across the globe. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history. It influenced every aspect of life, the cities and industries built, as they became disarrayed from the event and its after-effects. The implication on architecture is not only evident today, but it is considered a standard, by many.
During WWII, steel was majorly used to produce armories, forcing the construction industry to explore materials such as aluminum for building. War returned soldiers and immigrants required immediate shelter, so the simplistic rectangular houses were designed to fulfill the minimal standard of housing on a tight budget. All this shaped the landscape of built form that exists today.
But what if the war outcome was different?
The Brief of this challenge is to make a poster/artwork – that visualises how the world would have looked if World War II had gone on longer and left intense and lasting effects.
The post-war population will have an emotionally distorted world view and this distress will be manifested in all spaces, built to serve people.
Organized by UNI, the competition is open for registration for anyone around the globe and the last day to register is 31 January 2022. A jury panel along with the experts at UNI will shortlist 30 entries by 16 February 2022 and the winning entries will be announced on 31 March 2022.
The list of deliverables are:
A few process images
A statement in about 100 words supporting the artwork – You can attach this as an additional image below your artwork
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