The concept of Time in architecture is always forgotten or not given enough importance. But space talks a lot about time. The way a system or a building is designed can influence the feel of time or the contribute to the growth or de-growth of building, in terms of economy, footprint and so on. The formation of the rules, the system of mobility, the design of the way of life will set the campus in a different time zone from that of the outside world. We enter a boundary, cross a line, enter a space or enter a different time zone. Time could be the next second or an eternity.

As the agenda proposed the concept for the sites, through several sessions of brainstorming, the tribe came up with different FLOWERS (powerful concepts) for each of the responsibilities that would eventually evolve into a campus design.

During the field trip, there were moments we related to our concepts. There was a perfect ALIGNMENT of the time in space that we were related to the concepts we had proposed to the sites. Post field trip, the concepts(flowers) bloomed into buildings and each of us had to choose one building of our responisibility to develop it.

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Concepts of Time – Masterplan is a project of IaaC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia developed at Master in Advanced Architecture in 2015 – 2016 by:

Students: Varsha Subba Rao, Mohit Chordia, Firdose Basha

Faculty: Enric Ruiz-Geli, Mireia Luzárraga