Text by : Surendra Luitel
Photograph : Shirshak Baniya
Thesis project : Forum for PUBLIC CONSCIOIUSNESS
(REORGANIZATION, REVITALIZATION AND INTEGRATION OF KHULLAMANCH)
Institute of Engineering, Central Campus, Department of Architecture
Forum for PUBLIC CONSCIOIUSNESS is a place where people can exchange opinions and ideas on particular issue. It can be referred to an open forum, open to all expressions and is a public meeting or assembly for open discussions.
The Forum can be related to the meetings, debates and discussions. Moreover, it is a public space that brings together the artistic forms of expression and mundane the everyday expression of people to one venue.
Whereas consciousness refers to the state of being able to use our senses and mental powers to understand what is happening or the quality or state of being aware of an external object or something within oneself.
OBJECTIVES of the project :
To reorganize, revitalize and integrate Khullamanch as Public Forum.
To insure the different forms of Political, Social, Cultural, Economic expressions through exchange and interaction under a single roof.
We want to SPEAK
We want to LEARN
We want toEXPRESS
We want to be CONSCIOUS
We need a PLATFORM………
‘THE FORUM FOR PUBLIC CONSCIOUSNESS’